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view main entry for dovecote noun  /ˈdʌvˌkəʊt/

or dovecot  /ˈdʌvˌkɒt/

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giving birth to a baby in the presence of a large number of close relatives and/or friends

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a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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