What does the word cove mean?

Usage examples for cove

  1. His love- lit eyes fell dreamily on his boat, which had lain for months in the shallow cove where he had moored her, and without thinking what he was doing, he stepped inside and took the oars in his hands. – The Fairies and the Christmas Child by Lilian Gask
  2. Two men waited for us in the outer cave, and a few seconds later I was in a boat bound for Kynance Cove. – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking