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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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I am in the pigeon-hole marked 'no threat', and did I stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork I should still be a teddy bear' Playwright Alan Bennett
Creative director Paul Brookes said: "We don't pigeon-hole ourselves as a particular type of agency.
Storage unit, pigeon-hole ahs66-bk, 70"w or equivalent; brand: glo; part no.
Rather than trying to pigeon-hole customers into [an existing product], we let them tell us what they need the piece to do, what problem they need the piece to solve, and then we redesign it.
A line of pigeon-hole packs are manufactured of recycled/recyclable high molecular weight high-density polyethylene (HDPE) in a single-sheet and twin-sheet thermoforming process--for tight dimensional specs and intricate detail on the outer part surface.
I take offense at this pigeon-hole label "fat cat bigot'' Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid have put me in.
Hales added: "It is a little bit harsh to pigeon-hole me as a Twenty20 player.
There has been some debate about which pigeon-hole the band occupies, but bass player and vocalist Ned Russin explains: "We're all hardcore kids, we all go to hardcore shows, and we're inspired by hardcore bands, so are we not a hardcore band?
Stereotyping is the easiest act in the world, it helps pigeon-hole, label and classify.
If many find the play hard to pigeon-hole, Propeller sticks act two firmly in the realm of chaotic comedy.
The door to the firm's office was locked yesterday, while around a dozen letters were in Sara Recruitment's pigeon-hole on the ground floor of the building.
Arguably the most prominent moment of his career came when he failed to convert a match point in the fourth round of the 2001 French Open against three-time winner Gustavo Kuerten, but don't forever pigeon-hole him as a threat solely on the dirt due to that because the majority of his success has come on hard courts.