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 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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