Definition of Pigeonry

1. n. A place for pigeons; a dovecote.



Definition of Pigeonry

1. Noun. A place for pigeons; a dovecote. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pigeonry

1. a place for keeping pigeons [n PIGEONRIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigeonry

pigeonhole
pigeonhole principle
pigeonholeable
pigeonholed
pigeonholer
pigeonholers
pigeonholes
pigeonholing
pigeonholings
pigeoning
pigeonite
pigeonites
pigeonless
pigeonlike
pigeonries
pigeonry (current term)
pigeons
pigeontoed
pigeonwing
pigeonwings
pigface
pigfaces
pigfeed
pigfeeds
pigfish
pigfishes
pigfoot
pigfoots

Literary usage of Pigeonry

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1. An English Holiday with Car and Camera by James John Hissey (1908)
"CHAPTER XI An interesting old church—Sun-dials—A " tumble-down " stile—A fighting parson—An ancient home and its story—The right of pigeonry—An English ..."

2. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"I own I wish the broad Atlantic did not exist, and I could sit down in this pigeonry with the owner and enjoy with him his Pigeons. ..."

3. The Deserts of Southern France: An Introduction to the Limestone and Chalk by Sabine Baring-Gould (1894)
"The same sort of thing is to be seen at Les Baux, near Aries, where is also a pigeonry cut out of the limestone amidst the ruins of the ancient castle of ..."

4. The Architecture and Planning of Classical Moscow: A Cultural History by Albert J. Schmidt (1989)
"9 Orlov, 88, 89: Dacha the "pigeonry", 113; Tverskaia house, 89; GN, ... 140, 174, 175 pigeonry. Orlov dacha, 113 Pipes, Richard, 6 Piranesi, 1, ..."

5. The Pathology of Emotions: Physiological and Clinical Studies by Charles Féré (1899)
"Romanes cites the following fact: "A white fan-tailed pigeon lived with her family in the pigeonry attached to the Court of Equity. ..."

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