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DOVE. The name of a well known bird.
     2. Doves are animals ferae naturae, and not the subject of larceny, unless they are in the owner's custody; as, for example, in a dove-house, or when in the nest before they can fly. 9 Pick. 15. See Whelp.

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It was also a reaction to disillusion and weariness with the Iraq war in the nation's region most inclined toward pacifism, isolationism, and dovishness.
The 1972 GOP platform criticized the Democratic Party's newfound dovishness and isolationism:
The Fed's recent dovishness has had a positive effect on bond performance, and data suggest retail investors are taking note, according to Loewengart.
Hawkishness or dovishness could easily exacerbate the current sell-off, tightening financial conditions further.
US stocks closed higher on Thursday with the SandP 500 ending at a 7-week high as financiers saw more signs of dovishness in the Federal Reserve's September meeting minutes which shed light on its decision to keep policy rates near zero.
So, the minutes showed a Fed mired in indecision, erring on the side of dovishness," said Stephen Guilfoyle, managing director at Deep Value, Friday.
Despite the Yellen Fed's dovishness, the US macroeconomic momentum can well ignite a mini-1994-style panic in the bond markets.