covenant

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covenant

a constraint placed by local government authority upon the use of land or buildings. Applies to such matters as size of lots, use to which land can be put, amount of land that can be covered by a building.
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He asked the Covenantors for permission to attack, but, because it was the Sabbath, this was refused.
The following day the Covenantors insisted that, instead of waiting for the English to starve, Leslie should bring his troops off the hill to prepare for battle the following morning.