| source : web1913 | Bevy \Bev"y\, n.; pl. {Bevies}. [Perhaps orig. a drinking company, fr. OF. bev['e]e (cf. It. beva) a drink, beverage; then, perh., a company in general, esp. of ladies; and last applied by sportsmen to larks, quails, etc. See {Beverage}.] 1. A company; an assembly or collection of persons, especially of ladies. What a bevy of beaten slaves have we here ! --Beau. & Fl. 2. A flock of birds, especially quails or larks; also, a herd of roes. | source : wn | bevy n 1: a group of girls or young women 2: a flock of quail