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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Like many of the roofs, this one had a dovecot.
▪ Sitting on the ground in front of it were the two constables who had delayed him at the dovecot during the arms search.
▪ The dovecot clock struck five, the clock on the mantelpiece behind me struck fourteen: mad as ever.
▪ They worked on carefully through the dovecot.
▪ When they had finished they patted the dovecot affectionately and climbed back unhurriedly down the stairs.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Dovecot \Dove"cot`\, Dovecote \Dove"cote`\, n. A small house or box, raised to a considerable height above the ground, and having compartments, in which domestic pigeons breed; a dove house.

Like an eagle in a dovecote, I Fluttered your Volscians in Corioli.


n. A dovecote.


Dovecot may refer to:

  • Dovecot, Merseyside, an area of the City of Liverpool
  • Dovecot (software), an IMAP and POP3 software package
Dovecot (software)

Dovecot is an open-source IMAP and POP3 server for Linux/ UNIX-like systems, written primarily with security in mind. Timo Sirainen originated Dovecot and first released it in July 2002. Dovecot developers primarily aim to produce a lightweight, fast and easy-to-set-up open-source mailserver.

According to Openemailsurvey Dovecot has an installed base of more than 3 million email servers and a global market share of 68% of all IMAP servers. While Dovecot software can be used in commercial use without any license fees, a commercial version is also available as Dovecot Pro. The commercial version is provided by Dovecot Oy along with support and enterprise add-ons such as the object storage and full-text search plugins. Since March 2015, Dovecot Oy has been part of the Open-Xchange Family.

Usage examples of "dovecot".

He noted that the isle in the lagoon, which held one of the castle dovecots, was but little diminished in size.

All the seigneurial rights accumulated during a thousand years by the dominant military caste, the right of justice, the privilege of commanding armies, the hunting privileges, the warren, the dovecot, serfage, were sacrificed on the altar of patriotic regeneration.

There would be flutters in more dovecots than the one he was about to enter, and that would provide him with some entertainment.