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covin

formerly, a secret conspiracy between two or more persons to act to the detriment or injury of another.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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