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origin of name Covert
Posted by: Christopher Smith (ID *****8034) Date: September 20, 2006 at 00:49:27
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Covert comes from a mediaeval German word: Coverture, meaning the covering on a knight's horse.

A very ancient form of the word was kowerture.

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