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Pigeon Pair

A boy and girl, twins. It was once supposed that pigeons always sit on two eggs which produce a male and a female, and these twin birds live together in love the rest of their lives.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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