Pi"geon*hole` (?), n.

A small compartment in a desk or case for the keeping of letters, documents, etc.; -- so called from the resemblance of a row of them to the compartments in a dovecote.

Burke.

 

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Pi"geon*hole`, v. t.

To place in the pigeonhole of a case or cabinet; hence, to put away; to lay aside indefinitely; as, to pigeonhole a letter or a report.

 

© Webster 1913.

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