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Noun: cove  kowv
  1. A small inlet
     
  2. Small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain
     
  3. [Brit] (informal, dated) a man
     
  4. A concave surface, often of gypsum or expanded polystyrene, forming a junction between a ceiling and a wall
    - coving

Derived forms: coves

Type of: cave, inlet, recess

Encyclopedia: Cove, Scottish Borders