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Pigeonhole   /pˈɪdʒənhˌoʊl/   Listen

A specific (often simplistic) category.
A small compartment.  Synonym: cubbyhole.

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"Pigeonhole" Quotes from Famous Books

... "Our Romance" the first thing in the morning and talked of it the last thing at night. But alas! friendly critics who read our story pointed out its defects, and in due time we reached their conclusions, and the unpublished manuscript now rests in a pigeonhole of my desk. We had not many days to mourn our disappointment, as Madge was summoned to her Western home, and Miss Anthony arrived armed and equipped with bushels of documents for vol. III. of "The History of Woman Suffrage." The summer and autumn of 1884 Miss Anthony and I passed at Johnstown, working ...
— Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 • Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Words linked to "Pigeonhole" :   put, class, cubbyhole, pigeonholing, sort, sort out, assort, lay, pose, category, position, place, classify, compartment, separate, set, stereotype

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