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COVERT, BARON. A wife; so called, from her being under the cover or protection of her husband, baron or lord.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This is not the first time a company has covertly signed up users to a payments platform.
Had the same incident happened here, the leadership would have politicised it, indulged in warmongering and covertly supported attacks on muslims," she said in another tweet.
Drawing covertly isn't a skill that only cops need to develop.
Investigating officer PC Robert Brent, said: "Richardson was a career sexual offender and over the course of four years he covertly recorded multiple woman.
Covertly shot footage sheds a light on largely unseen corners of life in the Kingdom - prisons in chaos, poverty on the streets and the religious police enforcing fundamentalism.
Jay-Z and Beyonce can't cross the street without global speculation they're house hunting, and the latest scuttlebutt is that the pop-rap royals covertly acquired a swanky condo at the newly constructed Pierhouse complex in Brooklyn Heights.
But she was then covertly filmed enjoying a family holiday in a motorhome to France, where she was seen rowing a dinghy and cycling, a misconduct hearing was told.
Whether scouting your favorite hunting area under the cover of darkness or covertly picking your way into a dark stand site, the unit's advanced, low-light CMOS Sensor turns night into day while allowing for more than 400 feet of viewing.
However investigators covertly observed him walking without a limp and with a bag on his shoulder and driving to Eley Hawks where he worked as a quality control operator.
Summary: Allegations of sexual harassment against Beirut's acting governor surfaced after a covertly filmed video implicating the official was published on YouTube.
report released November 26, 2013 revealed that Iran is covertly working with North Korea on a new 80-ton rocket booster that can be used in both nations' long-range missile programs.
(AP) -- A judge in western Michigan has sentenced a podiatrist doctor from suburban Chicago to 9 months in jail for covertly videotaping members of a community college wrestling team while they showered.