Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place for pigeons; a dovecote.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A place for pigeons; a dovecote.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where pigeons are kept; a columbarium; a dove-cote.

Etymologies

pigeon +‎ -ry (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Lamouroux contain mural paintings, and that in them, in addition to stables, there is a pigeonry.

    Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe

  • The old monolithic chapel of the monastery remains, turned into a pigeonry, and with the steps left that gave access to the pulpit, and two pieces of sculpture on a very large scale, cut out of the living rock.

    Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe

  • The cliff is pierced with windows and doors, and niches for a pigeonry.

    Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe

  • It possesses a pigeonry much like that at Brantôme, but on a smaller scale, that wiseacres have pronounced to be a Columbarium, not for doves, but for the reception of jars containing the ashes of the dead, and have attributed this dovecote to Roman times.

    Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe

  • It was not only pretty and interesting in itself with its substantial grey stone outbuildings, and pigeonry and rick-yard, but Mr and Mrs Andrew Solace lived there, and they were, the children thought, such very agreeable people.

    Black, White and Gray A Story of Three Homes

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