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dovecote


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dovecot  \Dove"cot`\,  Dovecote  \Dove"cote`\,  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. 
 
  Like  an  eagle  in  a  dovecote,  I  Fluttered  your  Volscians 
  in  Corioli  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dovecote 
  n  :  a  shelter  for  birds  (especially  pigeons)  [syn:  {birdhouse}, 
  {columbarium}] 




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