chova, chovie, shovver noun a shop 20-. etymology: possibly a development from Romany chover with the same meaning; form chova collected by EMcC/PS; attested by BS in TDITA and SS; form chovie attested by Perthshire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies; form shovver attested by SR and collected by JS and RD note:

Also attested by Canadian Paul Pope (2013) with the same meaning.