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pigeonhole in Mail topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpigeonholepi‧geon‧hole1 /ˈpɪdʒənhəʊl $ -hoʊl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TCMone of a set of small open boxes fixed to a wall. You leave letters, messages etc for particular people in the boxes.
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pigeonholeThere were empty arched pigeonholes at the back, fretted and carved, and two empty little drawers.The male experience is seen as a universal experience, while the female experience is put in a different pigeonhole.The judicial difficulties that arise when fitting variation into pigeonholes are testimony to evolution.Hence Buckshot LeFonque, a group devoted to the idea of making pigeonholes a thing of the past.Surely the people shoved in and out of these pigeonholes have not themselves changed so vastly and so often.She got up and crossed to a little antique rosewood desk with pigeonholes and tiny drawers along the top.