Definition of Pigeons

1. Noun. (plural of pigeon) ¹



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Definition of Pigeons

1. pigeon [n] - See also: pigeon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigeons

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

Literary usage of Pigeons

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Pigeon (To). To cheat, to gull one of his money by almost «elf-evident hoaxes. pigeons are тегу easily gulled, caught by snares, or scared by malkins. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The pigeons used iy were obtained from the breeding [ the Bowman Gray School of Med- ... WC pigeons were derived >lony of pigeons that were mated randomly; ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Like their domesticated descendants, wild rock-pigeons are gregarious and live in ... These pigeons are little, if at all, migratory, and during the winter ..."

4. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1896)
"But by far the most interesting and conclusive experiment ever attempted in Europe, with a view of demonstrating the value of homing pigeons for sea service ..."

5. The Songs and Music of Friedrich Froebel's Mother Play (Mutter und Kose Lieder) by Friedrich Fröbel, Susan Elizabeth Blow (1895)
"CAL1 . the pigeons, baby dear— Beckon them to yon ; Hear them answer lovingly, ... Bend the rosy fingers, wave them to and fro : pigeons, pretty pigeons, ..."

6. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1848)
"In no tribe of the feathered race," says the author of the " Natural History of pigeons," " do we meet with a plumage better adapted to gratify and delight ..."

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