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An example use of cove in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
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meanings of cove
A hollow in a rock; a cave or cavern.
A small coastal inlet, especially one having high cliffs protecting vessels from prevailing winds.
A recess or sheltered area on the slopes of a mountain.
A friend; a mate.
A concave vault or archway, especially the arch of a ceiling.
The wooden roof of the stern gallery of an old sailing warship.
A fellow; a man.
A thin line, sometimes gilded, along a yacht's strake below deck level.
A strip of prairie extending into woodland.
A town in Arkansas.
Three villages in Scotland:.
Short for Cove Bay, Aberdeen, Scotland.
A coastal village near Cockburnspath, Scottish Borders council area (OS grid ref NT7871).
A city in Oregon.
A coastal village on the Rosneath peninsula, Argyll and Bute council area (OS grid ref NS2282).
A hamlet on Loch Ewe, Highland council area (OS grid ref NG8090).
A census-designated place in Utah.
A suburb of Farnborough, Hampshire, England (OS grid ref SU8556).
To brood, cover, or sit over, as birds their eggs.
To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in the form of a cove.
cove frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word cove occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.