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Pronunciation : Hive
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. hive, huve, AS. h.]
Definition : 1. A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees. Dryden.

2. The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees. Shak.

3. A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd. The hive of Roman liars. Tennyson. Hive bee (Zoöl.), the honeybee.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Hive
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees.

2. To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate for future need; to lay up in store. Hiving wisdom with each studious year. Byron.

t. [imp. & p. p. Hived; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiving.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Hive
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body. Pope.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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