Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A meeting; a gathering; an assembly.
  • noun A convent or monastery; the monks or nuns collectively.
  • noun An agreement; a covenant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A convent or monastery.
  • noun a large square in London, so called because originally it was the garden of a monastery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete convent

Etymologies

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Old French covent, French couvent.

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