Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A beehive.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I was afraid that perhaps the revenue officers would catch us there and force us to tell all we knew, and I was dreadfully frightened when I remembered the captain in the bee-skep who had shaken my throat and given me such a warning to be silent.

    Jim Davis

  • While he lit it he kept his great bee-skep on his head (they all wore them), but I noticed he had three blue rings tattooed on his left ring-finger.

    Jim Davis

  • He, too, wore a bee-skep; in fact, they all did, for there is no better disguise in the world, while nothing makes a man look more horrible.

    Jim Davis

  • "Damn it all, Jesse," he ses, standin 'up; "the flood must be over my doorsteps at home, for here comes my old white-top bee-skep!"'

    A Diversity of Creatures

  • This is just a most unfortunate affair; but what would ye have me do -- boxed up in this bee-skep of a cage of mine -- but just set my friends to the cartes, when I can get them?

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • So I made the journey with six pieces of luggage, not counting my writing-case, travelling-bag, and the bee-skep, which last I let nobody carry but myself.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

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    Suzy Bales: For A Garden's Bad Hair Days, The Art of Distraction

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    Suzy Bales: For A Garden's Bad Hair Days, The Art of Distraction

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