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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpigeonpi‧geon /ˈpɪdʒɪn/ ●○○ noun  [countable]HBP a grey bird with short legs that is common in cities carrier pigeon, clay pigeon shooting, homing pigeon
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pigeonBut the passenger pigeon, as we now know this bird, was a mixed blessing for the Pilgrims.It must be Jack again, shooting pigeons.There were two schools of thought about the Trafalgar Square pigeons.Commissioning the Royal Philharmonic is likely to set the cat among the pigeons.What was I supposed to do, look at the pigeons?Some men thought more about their whippets or their pigeons - they thought nowt of slinging the wife out on the street.But for the last twenty-five years, economists have criticized Keynesian stimuli the way pigeons criticize statues.
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