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covert

1. Law See feme covert Compare discovert
2. a thicket or woodland providing shelter for game
3. short for covert cloth
4. Ornithol any of the small feathers on the wings and tail of a bird that surround the bases of the larger feathers
5. a flock of coots

Covert

 

a closely woven worsted or semiworsted fabric, usually made in a serge twill or uncomplicated diagonal weave. A monotone woof shot and a warp, twisted from two threads of different colors, are used. Each thread of the warp may consist of either two worsted threads or one worsted and one cotton thread. The surface of covert cloth has a finely variegated design. Covert comes in various colors, usually in gray-green, beige-brown, and steel-blue tones. It is used for coats and suits. There is also cotton covert (an imitation of worsted covert), which is used primarily for raincoats.

covert

[′kō·vərt]
(ecology)
A refuge or shelter, such as a coppice, for game animals.
(textiles)
A tightly woven woolen twill fabric made by using a single-color yarn for filling threads and yarns in two different shades in the warp.
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