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Obsolete term for a group of prostitutes, based on covey of quails, quail being a euphemism for prostitute .

Quote: Captain Francis Grose. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811): ' A collection of whores. What a fine covey here is, if the Devil would but throw his net! '

See Also: covey, quail

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