Wild mint), founded on a little cove of the same name S.E.
The village rises steeply above a very narrow cove on the north coast, sheltered, but difficult of access, vessels having to be warped into it by means of hawsers.
Previous to the American War, Cove of Cork was a small fishing village, but it subsequently increased rapidly.
For some years the history of the infant settlement was that of a large gaol; the attempts made to till the soil at Farm Cove near Sydney and near Parramatta were only partially successful, and upon several occasions the residents of the encampment suffered much privation.
The term " cove oysters," now applied to canned oysters everywhere, was originally applied to the oysters found in the coves on the W.