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culver

[ kuhl-ver ]

noun

, British Dialect.
  1. a dove or pigeon.


culver

/ ˈkʌlvə /

noun

  1. an archaic or poetic name for pigeon 1 dove 1


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Word History and Origins

Origin of culver1

before 900; Middle English; Old English culfer, culfre < Vulgar Latin *columbra, for Latin columbula, equivalent to columb ( a ) dove + -ula -ule

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Word History and Origins

Origin of culver1

Old English culfre, from Latin columbula a little dove, from columba dove

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Example Sentences

As Culver endured the Phoenix heat, Romney raised $2 million at his Scottsdale fundraiser, his campaign said.

From a 1,580-calorie slice of cake to Culver's "Concrete Mixer," The Daily Beast ranks the 22 unhealthiest chocolate desserts.

Leah Culver is a software engineer and entrepreneur in San Francisco.

We were being bounced all over," said Culver, "and it's all my fault?

The most entertaining of the latter came from John Culver, a former senator from Iowa and a college chum of Kennedy's.

Miss Culver, if a disclosure means your leaving home I won't agree to any disclosure whatever.

Mrs. Culver, you make me feel very guilty, plunging in at a moment's notice and demanding a whole dinner in a fatless world.

Culver rises, clears his throat, and obviously braces himself for a final effort of firmness .

I even joined a Sunday school class because charming Miss Culver was the teacher.

Mrs. Culver felt her responsibility, and considered it her privilege as well as duty to keep a motherly eye upon the young master.

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