carrier-pigeon love

Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of carrier pigeon.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As a result, Havana traffic consists largely of bicycles; in August, Cuba inaugurated carrier-pigeon mail service to replace postal trucks.

    One Man Is An Island

  • Timascheff did not hesitate in believing that the exhausted individual who was lying before him was the author alike of the two unsigned documents picked up at sea, and of the third statement so recently brought to hand by the carrier-pigeon.

    Off on a Comet

  • Nina and told her he must have the carrier-pigeon which was nestling in her bosom.

    Off on a Comet

  • It was more than probable that the unknown writer had thence sent out the mysterious documents, and from the message just come to hand by the carrier-pigeon, it appeared all but certain that at the beginning of April, a fortnight back, he had still been there.

    Off on a Comet

  • Ahhotep consulted the two officers, and it was decided to send a message by carrier-pigeon, to find out how things stood in Asyut.

    The War of the Crowns

  • 'But he has disappeared, as so many have, whose fate one * ieans of a swift carrier-pigeon, which will carry it to the post Whence I purchased it, on the borders of Koth.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • ` But I must conclude this letter and slip it out of the city by means of a swift carrier-pigeon, which will carry it to the post whence I purchased it, on the borders of Koth.

    A Witch Shall Be Born

  • I want to hear all of it, all that you had no room to tell me in your carrier-pigeon messages.

    The Saracen: The Holy War

  • "That's the foot of a carrier-pigeon!" said Throppy.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman or Making Good

  • She is so frightened that she becomes ill, but manages to send word to her father by means of a carrier-pigeon.

    Italian Popular Tales

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