Definition of Cushat

1. Noun. Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck.

Exact synonyms: Columba Palumbus, Ringdove, Wood Pigeon
Generic synonyms: Pigeon
Group relationships: Columba, Genus Columba



Definition of Cushat

1. n. The ringdove or wood pigeon.

Definition of Cushat

1. Noun. (Geordie or informal) A pigeon, wood pigeon or ring dove. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cushat

1. a pigeon [n -S] - See also: pigeon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cushat

curviserial
curvital
curvities
curvity
curvograph
curvographs
curvy
cus
cuscohygrine
cuscus
cuscuses
cusec
cusecs
cush
cush-cush
cushat (current term)
cushat-dove
cushat-doves
cushat dove
cushat doves
cushats
cushaw
cushaws
cushdie
cushdy
cushes
cushier
cushiest
cushily
cushiness

Literary usage of Cushat

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1. The Moor and the Loch: Containing Minute Instructions in All Highland Sports by John Colquhoun (1851)
"... the largest of which is the ring-dove or cushat, common all over the kingdom. This bird, called also the wood-pigeon, is thought to migrate by many, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1818)
"... cushat, 3. The ring- L, in our language, as in Germ., often denotes diminution ; as *•«,. ... cushat ..."

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