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doveship

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dove +‎ -ship

NounEdit

doveship (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, nonce word) The possession of dove-like qualities, harmlessness and innocence.
    • Bishop Joseph Hall
      For us, let our doveship approve itself in meekness of suffering, not in actions of cruelty.