pigeonhole

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pigeonhole

a hole or recess in a dovecote for pigeons to nest in

pigeonhole

1. One of a series of small compartments.
2. A seat in the top row of a gallery or in the uppermost gallery in a theater.
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Sounding suspiciously grungy is The Superbees, although pigeonholing them like that would be accentuating their heaviness without regarding their more rockin' garage side, a la Stooges/MC5/Hellacopters.
It is woven out of transitions; tensions between old and new, public and private; textural and spatial drama and so on, but is given an extra dimension by the practice's idiosyncratic instinct for the essence of a place and an off-beat approach to putting buildings together that escapes theoretical pigeonholing.
like a demented Barbie doll every five minutes, the events of that fateful day continue to resist either easy verbal encapsulation or knee-jerk cinematic pigeonholing.
With a broad definition of terrorism, CATIC set about pigeonholing and ranking possible targets.