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With pitch, gum, or grease, they covered up the cracks or seams.

She knew that she was blushing, and she covered up her head as if her lover were there to see.

The Holy Well, which was inside the minster, is now covered up.

She took two tabloids and a sip of water, was covered up and left to herself.

But he covered up his own name with a bit of red blotting-paper.

A small hole was dug, and the two dead bodies were thrown in and covered up.

Then he crept back to bed, covered up his head and began to cry.

It is covered up by affectation of cynicism, of greed, of selfishness.

He knows where the hole is, even when it is covered up with leaves.

On the bench behind the stove lay a man, covered up with a blanket.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-12c., from Old French covrir (12c., Modern French couvrir) "to cover, protect, conceal, dissemble," from Late Latin coperire, from Latin cooperire "to cover over, overwhelm, bury," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + operire "to close, cover" (see weir). Related: Covered; covering. Military sense is from 1680s; newspaper sense first recorded 1893; use in football dates from 1907. Betting sense is 1857. OF horses, as a euphemism for "copulate" it dates from 1530s. Covered wagon attested from 1745.

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