covin

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See: collusion, fraud, machination

covin

formerly, a secret conspiracy between two or more persons to act to the detriment or injury of another.

COVIN, fraud. A secret contrivance between two or more persons to defraud and prejudice another of his rights. Co. Litt 357, b; Com. Dig. Covin, A; 1 Vin. Abr. 473. Vide Collusion; Fraud.