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pidgeon (plural pidgeons)

  1. Archaic spelling of pigeon.
    • "I have bought at Boston a dozen Pidgeons ready pulled and garbidged for three pence." 1674, John Josselyn, Two Voyages to New England, Made During the Years 1638-63:, quoted in 1907, William Butts Mershon, The Passenger Pigeon, The Outing Publishing Company: