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n. - A birdhouse for pigeons.

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Usage examples (38)
  • The dovecote was his escape, his only friend, and he wouldn't abandon it, even to prolong his life.
  • ¬†Doves cooed softly from the dovecote by the fountain.
  • Nor house, nor fence, nor dovecote in Crustumerium stands.
  • He pulled open the whitewashed wooden door of the dovecote.
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