beehives1) N-COUNT A beehive is a structure in which bees are kept, which is designed so that the beekeeper can collect the honey that they produce.2) N-COUNT A beehive is a hairstyle for women in which the hair is piled up onto the top of the head into a high rounded shape.
She wore butterfly glasses and had a beehive hairdo.
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Beehive — Bee hive , n. A hive for a swarm of bees. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] Note: A common and typical form of beehive was a domeshaped inverted basket, whence certain ancient Irish and Scotch architectural remains are called beehive houses … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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beehive — early 14c., from BEE (Cf. bee) + HIVE (Cf. hive). As the name of a hairstyle, attested from 1960 (the style itself said to be popular from 1958) … Etymology dictionary
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