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Definitiondone in a secret or hidden way
- After stooping to put the bottle on the ground, he looked up at the windows, and looked about; though with a covert and impatient air, as if he was anxious to be gone.Chapters 46-48 (62% in)
- But I declined these offers; being already aware that there were plenty of such covert practitioners in existence, and considering the Commons quite bad enough, without my doing anything to make it worse.Chapters 61-62 (4% in)
There are no more uses of "covert" in David Copperfield.
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