Noun(1) any of numerous small pigeons(2) someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations(3) a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum(4) flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab(5) an emblem of peace
Verb(1) drop steeply(2) plunge into water(3) swim under water
(1) he was the cabinet's leading dove, the only minister to advocate peace talks(2) It would be more symbolic, both dove and pigeon being birds with many associations.(3) Not all like the wings of a bird, not even a delicate dove , but much more gorgeous.(4) Neoconservatives and neoliberals just have different basic ways of approaching foreign policy - neither necessarily more hawkish or dovish .(5) The largest of Washington's pigeons and doves , it is all gray, with a lighter gray, banded tail.(6) What joy, then, when the dovelike Holy Spirit descended at Pentecost.(7) Of course, the adaptable sparrows, starlings, and doves aren't going anywhere; they never do.(8) Many Labour backbenchers regard them as the doves in the Cabinet most capable of leading anti-war dissent.(9) The director, Whitman, was an experimental geneticist and spent years in the study of hybrid doves and pigeons.(10) The story of Catherine is that she was put in prison, where she was fed by a Dove and saw a vision of Christ.(11) On a less frantic note, while we go to a rooftop in Rome, dozens of doves , pigeons, were released carrying messages of hope and peace.(12) The doves argue that following the UN track to the letter would help to build international support for war.(13) I've seen sparrows, dirty pigeons, doves , screeching seagulls, nasty crows and the occasional hawk.(14) The better analogy for my dovish but principled friends would be some bird that can attack other birds - but chooses not to.(15) We at Dimpler Towers are thinking that siding with the doves over policy may not be such a bad idea.(16) The comments of men like them represent a serious rift in the Orange Order, separating the doves from the hawks.