Definition for COV'ER-ING


  1. That which covers; any thing spread or laid over another, whether for security or concealment. Noah removed the covering of the ark. – Gen. viii. He spread a cloud for a covering. – Ps. cv. Destruction hath no covering. – Job xxvi.
  2. A cover; a lid. Every open vessel that hath no covering. – Numb. xix.
  3. Clothing; raiment; garments; dress. They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold. Job xxiv.

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