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Meaning of COVIN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cov"in\ (k?v"?n), n. [OF. covine, covaine, fr. covenir to
agree. See {Covenant}.]
1. (Law) A collusive agreement between two or more persons to
   prejudice a third.

2. Deceit; fraud; artifice. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

 
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