dovecote(redirected from cause a flutter among the dovecotes)
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dove·cote(dŭv′kōt′, -kŏt′) also dove·cot (-kŏt′)
A compartmental structure, often raised on a pole, for housing domesticated pigeons.
(Architecture) a structure for housing pigeons, often raised on a pole or set on a wall, containing compartments for the birds to roost and lay eggs
a structure, usu. at a height above the ground, for housing domestic pigeons.