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[OED cock (US and dial.); cf. Pap. palomba-gay (lit. pigeon rooster) dove (Hoyer 27)] n. often attributive. male (of birds): 1895 Vw'en de rooster dove would bring out dis corn, de pullet dove would carry it in (Edwards 100). (San Sal.)

Tags: animal, bird, noun

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Last update: 2011-07-01 19:35
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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