[kuhsh-uh t, koo sh-]
- the ringdove, Colomba palumbus.
Origin of cushat
before 900; Middle English couschot, Old English cūscote wood pigeon
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- another name for wood pigeon
Old English cūscote; perhaps related to sceōtan to shoot