Turtledove in a sentence

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Definition of Turtledove

  • Any one of numerous species of pigeons belonging to Turtur and allied genera, native of various parts of the Old World; especially, the common European species (Turtur vulgaris), which is noted for its plaintive note, affectionate disposition, and devotion to its mate.
  • Any one of several species of pigeons more or less resembling the true turtledoves, as the American mourning dove (see under Dove), and the Australian turtledove (Stictopelia cuneata).
  • any of several Old World wild doves
  • small Australian dove

How to use turtledove in a sentence. Turtledove pronunciation.

And he said unto him, Take me an heifer of three years old, and a she goat of three years old, and a ram of three years old, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.
We called him Oatmeal Turtledove.
The yemma, carrion-crow and chattering-crow, bill-bird, curreso, turtledove and wild pigeons; the jenetee, clocking-hen, crab-catcher, galden, and black heron: the ducks, widgeon and teal; and ostriches to the southward, and of the dunghill-fowls.

Examples of Turtledove

Example #1
LORD God, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?
Example #2
And when the fowls came down upon the carcases, Abram drove them away.
Example #3
I had another friend who was newly come from Connecticut.
Example #4
Among the pupils in Seventh Street was one named Emile Tourtelot.
Example #5
Of their cattle, horses, etc.
Example #6
Of their wildfowl, macaws, parrots, etc.