Examples of dove in a Sentence
The President sided with the doves and worked to avoid war.
the doves were in favor of using the surplus to improve the nation's schools and not its weapons systems
Origin and Etymology of dove
Middle English, from Old English *dūfe; akin to Old High German tūba dove
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
DOVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dove for English Language Learners
: a small wild bird that is related to pigeons
: a person who does not want war and does want peace
DOVE Defined for Kids
Definition of dove for Students
: a bird that is related to the pigeon but usually of somewhat smaller size
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