from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A beehive so constructed as to contain movable frames.
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"bar frame-hive;" for the bee-frames form, as it were, a smaller box within the oblong box, and are not in immediate contact with the external air, but have a half inch space nearly all round them, which will to a certain extent maintain an equable temperature for the bees, both in summer and winter.
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