plural of beef

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Beeves — (b[=e]vz), n. plural of {Beef}, the animal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beeves — original plural of BEEF (Cf. beef) (Cf. boevz, pl. of O.Fr. buef), now only in restricted use …   Etymology dictionary

  • beeves — [bēvz] n. alt. pl. of BEEF …   English World dictionary

  • beeves — pl. of BEEF. * * * plural of beef or of beeve * * * /beevz/, n. a pl. of beef. * * * beeves /bēvz/ plural noun Cattle, oxen ORIGIN: See ↑beef * * * beeves «beevz», noun. plural of …   Useful english dictionary

  • beeves — noun cows, bulls, or steers. And levy a tribute unto the LORD of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, and of the sheep …   Wiktionary

  • beeves — /beevz/, n. a pl. of beef. * * * …   Universalium

  • Beeves —    (an old English plural of the word beef), a name applicable to all ruminating animals except camels, and especially to the Bovidce, or horned cattle (Lev. 22:19, 21; Num. 31:28, 30, 33, 38, 44) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • beeves — biːvz n. cattle raised for their meat, quadrupeds of the bovine category …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beeves — plural form of beef (in sense 1 of the noun) …   English new terms dictionary

  • beeves — n. pl. Neat cattle …   New dictionary of synonyms

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