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covered (adj.)

 late 14c., past-participle adjective from cover (v.). Oldest attested sense is in reference to women, "wearing the usual head-covering." Covered wagon is attested by 1745. 

updated on April 26, 2018

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Definitions of covered from WordNet

covered (adj.)
overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form;
women with covered faces
a covered balcony
covered wagons
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