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Beeg vs. Bee

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Beegadjective

Imitating certain foreign accents

Beenoun

A flying insect, of the clade Anthophila within the hymenopteran superfamily Apoidea, known for its organised societies (though only a minority have them), for collecting pollen and (in some species) producing wax and honey.

Beenoun

A contest, especially for spelling; see spelling bee.

‘geography bee’;

Beenoun

A gathering for a specific purpose, e.g. a sewing bee or a quilting bee.

Beenoun

(obsolete) A ring or torque; a bracelet.

Beenoun

Any of the pieces of hard wood bolted to the sides of the bowsprit, to reeve the fore-topmast stays through.

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Beeverb

obsolete spelling of be

Beeverb

(obsolete) part; been

‘Cride out, Now now Sir knight, shew what ye bee,’;

Bee

p. p. of Be; - used for been.

Beenoun

An insect of the order Hymenoptera, and family Apidæ (the honeybees), or family Andrenidæ (the solitary bees.) See Honeybee.

Beenoun

A neighborly gathering of people who engage in united labor for the benefit of an individual or family; as, a quilting bee; a husking bee; a raising bee.

‘The cellar . . . was dug by a bee in a single day.’;

Beenoun

Pieces of hard wood bolted to the sides of the bowsprit, to reeve the fore-topmast stays through; - called also bee blocks.

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Beenoun

any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species

Beenoun

a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions

Bee

Bees are insects with wings closely related to wasps and ants, known for their role in pollination and, in the case of the best-known bee species, the western honey bee, for producing honey. Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoidea.

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