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Dove

i.e. the diver-bird; perhaps so called from its habit of ducking the head. So also columba (the Latin for dove) is the Greek kolumbis (a diver).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Double or Quits
Doubles or Double-walkers
Doubting Castle
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Douglas Tragedy (The)
Douse the Glim
Dousterswivel
Dout
Dove
Dove (The)
Doves Dung
Dover (A)
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Dovers (Stock Exchange term)
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Dowgate Ward (London)
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