Definition of Dovecot

1. n. A small house or box, raised to a considerable height above the ground, and having compartments, in which domestic pigeons breed; a dove house.



Definition of Dovecot

1. Noun. A dovecote. ¹

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Definition of Dovecot

1. dovecote [n -S] - See also: dovecote

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dovecot

douters
douth
douting
douts
doux
douzaine
douzenier
douzeniers
douzeper
douzepers
dove's-foot
dove's foot geranium
dove grey
dove plant
dovecot (current term)
dovecote
dovecotes
dovecots
doved
dovehouse
doveish
dovekey
dovekeys
dovekie
dovekies
dovelet
dovelets
dovelike
doveling

Literary usage of Dovecot

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1. Chambers's encyclopædia by Chambers W. and R., ltd (1874)
"dovecot.. It is enacted by the i 1617, c. 19, that no person shall build a ... It has 1 the statute imposes no restraint on ] one dovecot for each portion ..."

2. Essays on Natural History, Chiefly Ornithology by Charles Waterton (1844)
"Our common dovecot pigeon is only a half-reclaimed bird ; not being sufficiently domesticated to be deemed private property in the strictest sense of the ..."

3. Essays on Natural History, Chiefly Ornithology by Charles Waterton (1839)
"Our common dovecot pigeon is only a half-reclaimed bird ; not being sufficiently domesticated to be deemed private property in the strictest sense of the ..."

4. The Near and the Heavenly Horizons by Valérie Boissier de Gasparin, Catherine Valérie (Boissier) Gasparin (1871)
"... dovecot to tell of than a poor room; no other doves than an old man and his wife. I was reading in my drawing-room, in Paris, ..."

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