bevy definition

  • noun:
    • a small grouping of pets or birds, particularly larks or quail. See Synonyms at flock1.
    • friends or an assemblage: a bevy of beauties.
    • a small grouping of pets, in particular quail.
    • a sizable group or collection.
    • an organization; an assembly or collection of persons, specifically of females.
    • A flock of birds, specifically quails or larks; also, a herd of roes.
    • A flock of wild birds, specifically of larks or quails.
    • A small company or troop, by roebucks, heifers, etc.
    • friends or small enterprise of individuals, specifically of women or women, and utilized associated with the male intercourse: as, “a bevy of powdered coxcombs,” Goldsmith; “a bevy of renegades,” Macaulay, Hist. Eng.
    • a little assortment of items; an assemblage of things.
    • Synonyms Covey, etc. See flock.
    • a flock of wild birds (especially whenever gathered near together on a lawn)
    • a sizable gathering of men and women of a specific type

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