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dove in Birds topic

dovedove1 /dʌv/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 HBBa kind of small white pigeon (=bird) often used as a sign of peace2 PPPsomeone in politics who prefers peace and discussion to war opp hawk
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dove• But the cabinet doves seemed unperturbed.• He dyed doves various bright colours to fly around and adorn the folly and the town.• Laboratory studies of sleeping doves give similar results.• I will be both the tiger in your back garden and the dove of your green jungle.• Thus the doves, representing nearly half the population, were left without a candidate for President in 1968.• As one of the original and most ferocious of the Cold Warriors, Nixon hardly offered an alternative to the doves.• The doves called Johnson a monster.