dovecotenoun [ C ]also dovecot uk /ˈdʌv.kəʊt/ us /ˈdʌv.koʊt/
Examples from literature
- Ah, look! there is the dovecote, cried Isabel.
- In the chicken houses and dovecotes, there was not a single bird left.
- Note the ancient barn and dovecote.
- She had told him of a hedge of yew-trees, and a white dovecote almost at the water's edge.
- The circular dovecote belonging to monastic times is carefully preserved.