carrier pigeon


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Related to carrier pigeon: homing pigeon, passenger pigeon

carrier pigeon

any homing pigeon, esp one used for carrying messages
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The carrier pigeon will be released, Last Post will be played and then at 11am a firing gun will signal both the start and finish of the two-minute silence across the city.
The mystery began in November when David Martin found the remains of a World War II carrier pigeon while renovating his chimney in Bletchingley, Surrey, with the message attached to its leg.
He says he's cracked the code of a secret message dating back to the Second World War that was attached to the skeletal remains of a war-time carrier pigeon.
The mystery began when London resident David Martin found in his chimney the remains of a carrier pigeon with a canister used by WWII spies attached to its leg.
Perhaps we should try sending them messages by carrier pigeon.
Kimberly Blackwell, MD, the head study author, uses the analogy of a carrier pigeon to describe the way the two drugs work together: the trastuzumab zeroes in on the malignant cells and then delivers the DM1 drug to them.
Music is the bravest carrier pigeon you'll ever have the pleasure of meeting.
Carrier pigeon, IM, message on a locker room chalkboard, blimp at a sporting event .
It's only then that I examine the back of the bill and find that I can by direct debit, on-line, by phone, carrier pigeon, psychic transference, in a post office and in a bank, but (I guess) no longer in Waterloo Street.
Six days after the siege began following the Prussian advance, France was able to send carrier pigeon messages to its troops which could be returned within six hours.
I understand that the use of animal products is frowned upon by vegans, but what is their stance on hitching horses to farm equipment, riding horses, sending messages by carrier pigeon, using leeches for medicine, using wool for clothing?