dove of peace

dove with an olive branch in its mouth (widely used as a symbol of peace)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dove-eyed — a. Having eyes like a dove; meekeyed; as, dove eyed Peace. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peace Tower — For other uses, see Peace Tower (disambiguation). Coordinates: 45°25′30″N 75°42′00″W / 45.4249°N 75.6999°W / 45.4249; 75.699 …   Wikipedia

  • dove — dove1 dovelike, dovish, adj. dovishness, n. /duv/, n. 1. any bird of the family Columbidae, esp. the smaller species with pointed tails. Cf. pigeon (def. 1). 2. a pure white member of this species, used as a symbol of innocence, gentleness,… …   Universalium

  • dove — {{11}}dove (n.) probably from O.E. dufe (found only in compounds), from P.Gmc. *dubon (Cf. O.S. duba, O.N. dufa, Swed. duva, M.Du. duve, Du. duif, O.H.G. tuba, Ger. Taube, Goth. dubo), perhaps related to words for dive, in reference to its flight …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dove — As a Christian symbol, the dove denotes peace, forgiveness, and anticipation in a new life. It also expresses innocence and purity. 1. It signifies the Holy Spirit and the presence of God as hovering over the water at creation. Refering to the… …   Dictionary of church terms

  • Dove — /duv/, n. 1. Arthur, 1880 1946, U.S. painter. 2. Rita, born 1952, U.S. poet and educator: U.S. poet laureate 1993. * * * Any of certain birds of the pigeon family (Columbidae). The names pigeon and dove are often used interchangeably. Though dove …   Universalium

  • Dove — (d[u^]v), n. [OE. dove, duve, douve, AS. d[=u]fe; akin to OS. d[=u]ba, D. duif, OHG. t[=u]ba, G. taube, Icel. d[=u]fa, Sw. dufva, Dan. due, Goth. d[=u]b[=o]; perh. from the root of E. dive.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A pigeon of the genus {Columba} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dove tick — Dove Dove (d[u^]v), n. [OE. dove, duve, douve, AS. d[=u]fe; akin to OS. d[=u]ba, D. duif, OHG. t[=u]ba, G. taube, Icel. d[=u]fa, Sw. dufva, Dan. due, Goth. d[=u]b[=o]; perh. from the root of E. dive.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A pigeon of the genus {Columba} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dove World Outreach Center — Location Gainesville, Florida Country United States Denomination Non denominational Membership 50 (201 …   Wikipedia

  • Dove — • In Christian antiquity the dove appears as a symbol and as a Eucharistic vessel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Dove     Dove     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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