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 Pigeon-hole (A).Pigeon Pair. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pigeon-livered.
 
Timid, easily frightened, like a pigeon. The bile rules the temper, and the liver the bile.   1
 


 Pigeon-hole (A).Pigeon Pair. 

 
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