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Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The dove is used as a Christian symbol for peace and reconciliation, for the Holy Spirit, for the Church, and for the individual soul regenerated by Baptism. The ‘Eucharistic Dove’ is a...

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 8 words.

1 See Columbidae.

2 See hawk-dove strategies.

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Dove

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 150 words.

1. English: from Middle English dove, Old English dūfe ‘dove’ (or perhaps occasionally from the Old Norse cognate dúfa

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dove

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 377 words.

As a Christian symbol, the dove has many meanings.

(1) From the dove with the olive branch in its beak

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dove

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 101 words.

[ME]

The dove gets its name from Old Norse dufa. In politics a dove, a person who advocates peaceful

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dover

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 79 words.

noun (often plural) (in older use) an eating utensil. run of the (or one’s) dover(s) informal with all

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Dover

Gerald Crompton.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 611 words.

Dover’s sheltered position on the coast of Kent in southeastern England and its proximity to Continental Europe are the basis

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Dover

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 71 words.

Seaport on the Strait of Dover, Kent, se England. One of the cinque ports, Dover is a resort and cross-Channel

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doves

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A branded version of the stimulant designer drug ecstasy (2). [Identified by a symbol of a dove]

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dove

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The dove is used as a Christian symbol for peace and reconciliation, for the Holy Spirit, for the Church, and for the individual soul regenerated by Baptism. The ‘Eucharistic Dove’ is a...

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dove

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 111 words.

A symbol of innocence (Matt. 10: 16) and a messenger of promise since a dove is said to have brought

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