Hive

Definition of Hive

n.1.A box, basket, or other structure, for the reception and habitation of a swarm of honeybees.
2.The bees of one hive; a swarm of bees.
3.A place swarming with busy occupants; a crowd.
The hive of Roman liars.
- Tennyson.
Hive bee
(Zool.) the honeybee.
v. t.1.To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees.
[imp. & p. p. Hived ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiving.]
2.To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate for future need; to lay up in store.
Hiving wisdom with each studious year.
- Byron.
v. i.1.To take shelter or lodgings together; to reside in a collective body.

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