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Kitty ran into Crozier's room, thrust the letter into its pigeonhole in the desk, and in a moment was back again.
“I see,” said Loris, reaching into a pigeonhole and drawing out a small yellow check-book.
WHISPERING WIRESHENRY LEVERAGE
She tied it up, so to speak, in a neat package and put it in a pigeonhole.
THE SALAMANDEROWEN JOHNSON
The Lone Ranger reasoned that the object, whatever it was, had been in the last disordered pigeonhole.
Each classified group is metaphorically a pigeonhole to contain similar material.
THE CLASSIFICATION OF PATENTSUNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE
I asked her as I helped myself to a package of cigarettes from a pigeonhole and laid the payment thereof on the counter.
A VILLAGE OF VAGABONDSF. BERKELEY SMITH
Without reply the veteran went to the secretary and took from a pigeonhole a well-worn letter.
SONS AND FATHERSHARRY STILLWELL EDWARDS
Spain is the home of that type of novel which the pigeonhole-makers have named picaresque.
We will place him in his proper pigeonhole in our arrangement of the record of human progress.'
Mannix took up the reward notice, put it with the note, and jammed the two pieces of paper into an obscure pigeonhole in his desk.
THE COYOTEJAMES ROBERTS

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