from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having beams or horns, having all its antlers put forth, as the head of a stag.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Furnished with beams, as the head of a stag.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of beam.
  • adjective Furnished with beams or timbers.
  • adjective Furnished with beams, as the head of a stag.


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