dovecote

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dovecote

, dovecot
a structure for housing pigeons, often raised on a pole or set on a wall, containing compartments for the birds to roost and lay eggs

dovecote

A structure that houses doves or pigeons; often square, hexagonal, octagonal, or round in plan and one-and-a-half or two stories high; typically topped with a finial; once popular because the birds provided a tasty source of fresh meat. The interior is honeycombed with niches in which the birds may rest. Also called a pigeon house or pigeonnier.
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Fast approaching 10 years in this game - the anniversary is in September if you're thinking of sending cards and flowers - I reckon I'm fairly familiar with most eating places in Glasgow city centre but I hadn't even heard of The Doocot.
We were singing Ally Bally Bee to Johnny Beattie after Malcolm's doocot had been burned down.