Hived
Hive Hive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hiving}.] 1. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees. [1913 Webster]

2. To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate for future need; to lay up in store. [1913 Webster]

Hiving wisdom with each studious year. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hive — I UK [haɪv] / US noun [countable] Word forms hive : singular hive plural hives a) a container in which bees live and make honey b) all the bees that live in a hive • a hive of activity II UK [haɪv] / US verb Word forms hive : present tense… …   English dictionary

  • hive — [hīv] n. [ME hyfe < OE, akin to ON hūfr, ship s hull < IE * keup (< base * keu , to bend, curve) > L cupa, a tub] 1. a box or other shelter for a colony of domestic bees; beehive 2. a colony of bees living in a hive; swarm 3. a crowd… …   English World dictionary

  • Hive — Hive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hiving}.] 1. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees. [1913 Webster] 2. To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hiving — Hive Hive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hiving}.] 1. To collect into a hive; to place in, or cause to enter, a hive; as, to hive a swarm of bees. [1913 Webster] 2. To store up in a hive, as honey; hence, to gather and accumulate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hive — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hȳf; perhaps akin to Old Norse hūfr ship s hull, Latin cūpa tub, Sanskrit kūpa cave Date: before 12th century 1. a. a container for housing honeybees b. the usually aboveground nest of bees 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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