or ring dove
Origin of ringdove
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Examples from the Web for ringdove
The 'Ringdove' steamer was lying at Dover ready to carry us hoff.Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray
Winchester was promoted into the Ringdove, and Griffin became first of the Proserpine.
It's the Terpsichore's number, sir; and the other ship has just made the Ringdove's.
“Mr. Ringdove says you are a famous skater,” Belle rejoined.
He spied a Ringdove among the branches of an oak, and intended to kill it.Aesop's Fables
- another name for wood pigeon
- an Old World turtledove, Streptopelia risoria, having a greyish plumage with a black band around the neck
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