Old French descovert, past participle of descovrir (to uncover).


discovert (plural discoverts)

  1. (obsolete) An uncovered place or part.

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discovert (not comparable)

  1. (law, obsolete) Not covert; not within the bonds of matrimony; unmarried; applied either to a woman who has never married or to a widow.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for discovert in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)