Definition of covin in English:

covin

(also covine)

noun

archaic
  • [mass noun] Fraud; deception.

    • ‘The sultaness gathers together a ‘covine’ or conspiracy to help bring death to her people.’

Origin

Middle English (denoting a company or band): from Old French, from medieval Latin convenium, from Latin convenire (see convene). Compare with coven.

Pronunciation

covin

/ˈkʌvɪn/