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dovecot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Outdoor
dovecotdove‧cot, dovecote /ˈdʌvkɒt $ -kɑːt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBBDLOa small house built for doves to live in
Examples from the Corpus
dovecotLike many of the roofs, this one had a dovecot.Sitting on the ground in front of it were the two constables who had delayed him at the dovecot during the arms search.When they had finished they patted the dovecot affectionately and climbed back unhurriedly down the stairs.They worked on carefully through the dovecot.The dovecot clock struck five, the clock on the mantelpiece behind me struck fourteen: mad as ever.
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