Meaning of dovecote

dove•cote

Pronunciation: (duv'kōt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a structure, usually at a height above the ground, for housing domestic pigeons.
  2. to cause a stir in a quiet or conservative institution or group: The flamboyant manner of the tourists fluttered the dovecotes of the sleepy New England town.
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