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synonyms for pigeons

  • doormat
  • sitting duck
  • boob
  • chump
  • dupe
  • fool
  • goat
  • gull
  • pigeon
  • pushover
  • sap
  • scapegoat
  • schmuck
  • stooge
  • sucker
  • victim
  • weakling
  • easy mark
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How to use pigeons in a sentence

Pigeons' dung, according to Boussingault, contains 8·3 per cent of nitrogen, equivalent to 10·0 of ammonia.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
But the voices of the pigeons are soft and low like mother's, especially when Hepzebiah is sick and she sings her to sleep.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
People were walking about in purple and gold togas; on the house-tops were pigeons whose throats shone like iridescent beads.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
I'm sure to find friends, but I must be careful of the "stool pigeons," who report everything to the officers.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Then set to bake for three hours, and stick four pigeons' claws into the crust.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
At Sandringham they have great droves of pigeons, which the entire family love and care for.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
The fowls, pigeons, and beer had soon vanished, and the boys were in the highest spirits.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
It is recorded by one writer that Chang Kiu-ling, when a youth, trained pigeons to carry letters to his friends.
CHINESE POEMSVARIOUS
They prepared for him a dinner, and placed upon the table five pigeons and a chicken.
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
I noticed the manner in which thou didst apportion the pigeons, but said nothing; but the chicken, my dear sir!
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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