[ UK /kˈʌvən/ ]
[ US /ˈkəvən, ˈkoʊvən/ ]
  1. an assembly of witches; usually 13 witches
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How To Use coven In A Sentence

  • Its inward sign is the true spiritual kingdom: the covenantal relationship between God and believers.
  • Having done with him I took boat again (being mightily struck with a woman in a hat, a seaman's mother, -- [Mother or mauther, a wench.] -- that stood on the key) and home, where at the office all the morning with Sir W. Coventry and some others of our board hiring of fireships, and Sir W. Coventry begins to see my pains again, which I do begin to take, and I am proud of it, and I hope shall continue it. Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1666 N.S.
  • So I asked Justice Kirby his view about international human rights covenants and treaties.
  • In some ways, the self-taught writer could be called the Southern godmother of feminism, an autodidactic intellectual who carved out her singular role as a woman to be reckoned with on her on terms, in her own idiosyncratic ways, in the most hallowed and male-dominated coven in the country--the Halls of Congress--a generation before Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton emerged on the national stage. Jeff Biggers: "Office Holders Are Desperate": 180 Years Before HuffPo, Anne Royall's Wicked Blogs Held DC Accountable
  • In this case the subtenant had covenanted with his landlord that he would repair the property.
  • The New Covenant permits Gentile Christians to be included in the covenant with Abraham.
  • The marriage covenant is the foundation of the family.
  • The issue of this was that they did not keep God's covenant, and so the entail was at length cut off, and the sceptre departed from Judah by degrees. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)
  • Cadfael found something so significant in that arrow-straight progress towards the church that he followed, candidly curious and officiously helpful, and finding Rafe of Coventry standing hesitant by the parish altar, looking round him at the multiplicity of chapels contained in transepts and chevet, directed him with blunt simplicity to the one he was looking for. The Hermit of Eyton Forest
  • By putting over against merit theology not grace but covenantal nomism, Sanders [and the NPP] has managed to have a structure that preserves grace in the 'getting in' while preserving works (and frequently some form or other of merit theology) in the 'staying in.' WordPress.com News
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