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The Wings of the Dove

Director: Iain Softley Writer: Hossein Amini Director of Photography: Eduardo Serra Editor: Tariq Anwar Music: Ed Shea…

Dove

—i.e. the diver-bird; perhaps so called from its habit of ducking the head. So also columba (the Latin for dove) is the Greek kolumbis (a diver). Dove (The). The dove, in Christi…

Rita Dove

Rita Dove was the youngest person and the first African-American ever named Poet Laureate of the United States. She held the position from 1993 to 1995. Dove was educated in Ohio, Germany and Iowa and…

Pliny's Doves

In one of the rooms on the upper floor of the museum of the Capitol at Rome are the celebrated Doves of Pliny, one of the finest and most perfectly preserved specimens of ancient mosaic. It…

Doves' Dung

In 2 Kings vi. 25, during the siege of Samaria, “there was a great famine ... and ... an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dun…

Turtle Doves

Rhyming slang for a pair of gloves. (See Chivy.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894TussleTurpin A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V…

Wing, Wings

Wing of a house, wing of an army, wing of a battalion or squadron, etc., are the side-pieces which start from the main body, as the wings of birds. …

Wings of Azrael

(The). (See Azrael.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Winged RooksWing, Wings A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …

The Wing Dynasty

Detroit coach Scotty Bowman hoists the Stanley Cup after his Red Wings completed a four-game sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1997 Cup Finals.Wide World Photos Well it happened again. F…

Wing Commander

Director: Chris Roberts Writer: Kevin Droney 20th Century Fox; PG-13; 105 minutes Release: 3/99 Cast: Freddie Pr…