cushat

[kuhsh-uh t, koo sh-]

noun British Dialect.

the ringdove, Colomba palumbus.

Origin of cushat

before 900; Middle English couschot, Old English cūscote wood pigeon
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British Dictionary definitions for cushat

cushat

noun

another name for wood pigeon

Word Origin for cushat

Old English cūscote; perhaps related to sceōtan to shoot
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