couvert

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French couvert.

Noun[edit]

couvert ‎(plural couverts)

  1. cover charge
    • 1941, Federal Writers' Project, Los Angeles: A Guide to the City and Its Environs
      Earl Carroll's Theater-Restaurant, 6230 Sunset Blvd. Dinner from 7:30 to 11 p.m., no couvert; without dinner, admission charge.
    • 1965, The Spectator
      [] the habit of hotel restaurants charging a couvert to residents, and of clubs charging table money to their own members.
    • 2010, Karen Torme Olson, Frommer's Croatia
      The couvert is a “cover charge” that is a prima facie charge for bread, which is brought to the table automatically in most places.

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cou‧vert

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French couvert.

Noun[edit]

couvert n ‎(plural couverts)

  1. cutlery, silverware
  2. envelope

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French covert, from Latin coopertus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

couvert m ‎(feminine singular couverte, masculine plural couverts, feminine plural couvertes)

  1. covered
  2. cloudy, overcast

Noun[edit]

couvert m ‎(plural couverts)

  1. Piece of cutlery
  2. covering, shelter

Verb[edit]

couvert m ‎(feminine singular couverte, masculine plural couverts, feminine plural couvertes)

  1. past participle of couvrir

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