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pigeonhole

a hole or recess in a dovecote for pigeons to nest in
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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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However, this strength and flexibility increasingly precludes us from projects, as we don't fit in to the required pigeon holes.
Semugaza, who had worked there for three years and was responsible for the pigeon hole, would have known from markings that they contained cheques or similar items, said Mr Samuel.
It's hard to pigeon hole the man's work, as tempting as such a goal is with any architect.
In essence this is a quirky, different book that sadly won't have widespread appeal because it is so hard to 'pigeon hole' in bookstores and an individual's own taste category.
The former deputy head of technical studies at Bridge of Don Academy in Aberdeen had been suspended on full pay after the indecent material was found in the pigeon hole.
This documentary was about more than a loveable animal facing extinction - it was about John Cleese breaking free of his pigeon hole and going wild.
Kristen Ford doesn't fit particularly neatly in the singer-songwriter pigeon hole. For example, on one song she may seem archetypically cast from the folkie mold, singing a protest song with the refrain "drill baby, drill," while later, playing with the five-piece Kristen Ford Band, she's setting a caustic breakup song, "Loved You Madly," to a reggae beat.
"The claimant was pigeon holed, but it was up to her to get out of that pigeon hole."
As I said, everything has to fit into a pigeon hole, but Funsports?
`Don't pigeon hole us' is the slogan for a new once-amonth Friday night at Rajah's on Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff.
AIT'S amazing how easily life can take over and pigeon hole you into an existence you really didn't expect to find yourself living.