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  • noun

Synonyms for dove

someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations

a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum

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flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising

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an emblem of peace

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His only remark, as he donned his armor, while the girl waited without, was that I should now behold the falcon guarding the dove.
I 'll go to the opera," she suddenly announced to the doves.
Such was the author of "The Little Duke" and "The Dove in the Eagle's Nest," such the author of "A Flatiron for a Farthing," and "The Story of a Short Life.
The Prince drew his bow once more, and the hare lay dead at his feet; but at the same moment a dove rose up in the air, and circled round the Prince's head in the most confiding manner.
Like the gentle dove in the fable she was to pine apart from me.
For a moment she paused, and then, almost noiselessly, dove overboard and disappeared beneath the black waters.
I still kept the green flag, with the dove worked on it.
A Dove sitting on a tree overhanging the water plucked a leaf and let it fall into the stream close to her.
It was a spectacle to stir the dullest soul when this gallant band marched out of the yard in full regimentals, with Captain Dove a solemn, big-headed boy of eleven issuing his orders with the gravity of a general, and his Falstaffian regiment obeying them with more docility than skill.
Nor was long His witness unconfirmed: on him baptized Heaven opened, and in likeness of a Dove The Spirit descended, while the Father's voice From Heaven pronounced him his beloved Son.
Perhaps some of the most beautiful lines are those which tell of the dove that Noah sent forth from the ark.
two of them species of Pyrocephalus, one or both of which would be ranked by some ornithologists as only varieties), and a dove -- all analogous to, but distinct from, American species.
Not otherwise than when a kite, tremendous bird, is beheld by the feathered generation soaring aloft, and hovering over their heads, the amorous dove, and every innocent little bird, spread wide the alarm, and fly trembling to their hiding-places.
There is a fine avenue of a mile long leading to the house, and the woman at the lodge-gate (over the pillars of which are a serpent and a dove, the supporters of the Crawley arms), made us a number of curtsies as she flung open the old iron carved doors, which are something like those at odious Chiswick.
Nothing occurred in the night to flutter the tired dove; and the dove arose refreshed.