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To break cover. To start from the covert or temporary lair. The usual earth-holes of a fox being covered up the night before a hunt, the creature makes some gorse-bush or other cover its temporary resting-place, and as soon as it quits it the hunt begins.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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