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Hive

Hive

1. (Science: zoology) a box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees.

2. A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd. The hive of roman liars. (Tennyson)

Origin: oe. Hive, huve, as. Hfe.


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