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bees, plural;
  1. A honeybee

  2. An insect of a large group to which the honeybee belongs, including many solitary as well as social kinds

  3. A meeting for communal work or amusement
    • - a quilting bee

  1. any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
  2. a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
  3. Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants, and are known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax. Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoidea, presently classified by the unranked taxon name Anthophila. ...
  4. Bee (2003) is an EP released by Tracy Bonham. The EP was recorded after performing on Blue Man Group's album The Complex and was only available to her fans while on tour. In 2005, Bee was re-issued as a CD/DVD in Europe titled Something Beautiful.
  5. A bee, as used in quilting bee, working bee or spelling bee, is an expression used together with another word to describe a gathering of peers to accomplish a task or to hold a competition. ...
  6. '"Bee" is a song by German singer Jennifer Braun, composed by American-Israeli songwriter Rosi Golan. ...
  7. The bee, found in Ancient Near East and Aegean cultures, was believed to be the sacred insect that bridged the natural world to the underworld. Appearing in tomb decorations, Mycenaean tholos tombs were even shaped as beehives.
  8. The Bee was a ship that sank off the coast of Newcastle, Australia in 1806.
  9. A flying insect, of the order Hymenoptera, group Apiformes; Archaic spelling of the verb be
  10. (beeing) Archaic spelling of being
  11. (BEES) A swarm or cluster of points of light that move and dissipate under their own power. Similar to FISH, but less vigorous and generally less persistent.
  12. (BEES) Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability is an approach formulated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to evaluate the life cycle impact of building products.
  13. (BEES) Painful emotions; feeling 'stung' by remarks; having issues with your 'honey' / Being a follower or busybody / If unafraid of bees: Hard work, cooperation; becoming organized; feeling energized or upbeat (buzzed)
  14. (BEES) Pieces of plank bolted to the outer end of the bowsprit, to reeve the foretopmast stays through.
  15. (BEES) This is a fortunate dream to have and signifies employment and business matters going well. Being stung by a bee shows a loss and downturn in business. Moving a swarm of bees warns you to expect a fire in the home. ...
  16. (Bees) Activity. Productivity. Social life. Happiness in life. Success in love. Good earnings. Bees signify pleasant and profitable engagements.
  17. (Bees) Are an aerial effect that is very similar to the firefly effect. see Firefly.
  18. (Bees) It is maintained by certain demonologists that if a sorceress ate a queen-bee before being captured, she would be able to sustain her trial and tortures without making a confession. ...
  19. (Bees) are flying insects, closely related to wasps and ants, all a part of the order hymenoptera. There are slightly fewer than 20,000 known species of bee, though many are undescribed and the actual number is probably much higher. ...
  20. (Bees) are insects appearing in a number of Mario and Yoshi games. They first appeared in Yoshi's Story.
  21. (bees (bees and honey)) money. Cockney rhyming slang from the late 1800s. Also shortened to beesum (from bees and, bees 'n', to beesum).
  22. Bees signify pleasant and profitable engagements. For an officer, it brings obedient subjects and healthful environments. To a preacher, many new members and a praying congregation. To business men, increase in trade. To parents, much pleasure from dutiful children. ...
  23. Sometimes made use of in heraldry. Sir Robert Peel used bees in his arms, and so did Sir Richard Arkwright.
  24. The root of devorah is davar ^[str:1696]. This root literally means 'to arrange in order,' usually in the sense of arranging words in an order to make a sentence or to 'speak.' A colony of bees are insects living in a completely ordered society hence its connection to the idea of order.
  25. Special back design of cards manufactured by U.S. Playing Card Co. Small scale pattern with no border makes this type of deck excellent for card sleights, as the pattern helps camouflage the moves.