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- n. Plural form of turtle dove.
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He hesitated before coming forward, as if measuring the pair of unsuspecting turtle doves on the loggia, and on his face was a faint grin.
No doubt the she-bears were not as civil to the he-bears as the turtle doves are to each other.
Over the naturalization certificate, he had a couple of American flags, and an eagle, and over the Greek Army picture he had crossed Greek flags, and another eagle, and over his wedding certificate he had a couple of turtle doves on a twig.