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cushat

[ kuhsh-uht, koosh- ]
/ ˈkʌʃ ət, ˈkʊʃ- /
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noun British Dialect.
the ringdove, Colomba palumbus.
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Origin of cushat

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

cushat
/ (ˈkʌʃət) /

noun
another name for wood pigeon

Word Origin for cushat

Old English cūscote; perhaps related to sceōtan to shoot
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