previous next

dove: common type of gentleness and harmlessness MND. I. i. 171 “the simplicity of Venus' doves,” Ham. V. i. 308; hence, an innocent or simpleton Shr. III. ii. 160 “she's a lamb, a dove, a fool to him.”
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (2 total)
  • Cross-references in text-specific dictionaries from this page (2):
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1.1
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: