Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of culver.

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Examples

  • From the four culvers which you Peeps might recall I'd financed by bartering some poetry books - grin, fountain-ous streams of water cascaded over wet rocks and leaves to continue down the fountain into a seasonal waterfall visible from the road.

    THE BIG POND OF NATURE POETICS

  • Today, I checked my brand-spanking new culvers beneath a new gravel road/parking lot on the property and was very pleased to see them working and being effective against this week's raging storms.

    THE BIG POND OF NATURE POETICS

  • And the culvers be so taught, that they flee with those letters to the very place that men would send them to.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • For the culvers be nourished in those places where they be sent to, and they send them thus, for to bear their letters.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • And the culvers return again whereas they be nourished; and so they do commonly.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Ne'er did mine eyes their like for culvers see * Who weep yet tear-drops never dye their eyne. "

    Arabian nights. English

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  • Pigeons. --old provincial word from Exmoor England.

    May 5, 2011