3 Metaphors for conclave

"A conclave is a talk, discussion, or argument, but it has nothing to do with your getting into mischief, Phil.

The conclaves of Olympus, it appears, are merely nature-myths; the stately legends clustering about them turn out to be a rather elaborate method of expressing the fact that it occasionally rains.

I never remembered that I had also been bidden to follow Shalah, nor did I reflect that a secret conclave of pirates was no occasion to choose for my meeting.

3 Metaphors for  conclave