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1 a person who opposes war or warlike policies
  • the doves were in favor of using the surplus to improve the nation's schools and not its weapons systems

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2 an innocent or gentle person
  • he's a dove who wouldn't hurt a fly

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The first known use of dove was in the 13th century

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“Dove.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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