coventry

[ kuhv-uh n-tree, kov- ]SEE DEFINITION OF coventry
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Yes, it's something like—Oh, you know that fellow that joined us at Coventry?

Yet how could he have stopped at the Coventry garage even had he thought of it?

Mr. Palmer was born at Coventry, where his father had been mayor.

The state of Coventry was probably the state of most other towns in England.

He afterwards took the oaths of allegiance to his sovereign, at Coventry.

Grace said to Coventry, "Oh, I forgot to ask him a question;" and ran after him.

Coventry gave him his hand with warmth and evident sincerity.

Mr. Coventry, there's nothing to be done now, but to make our peace with God.

Mr. Coventry was the first to see all the danger they ran by this course.

Grace hesitated still; but Coventry attacked the pie directly.

WORD ORIGIN

city in Warwickshire, Old English Couentre (1043) "Cofa's tree," from Old English masc. personal name Cofa (genitive Cofan) + tree (n.). Probably a boundary marker or public assembly place.

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