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[bee-kee-ping] /ˈbiˌki pɪŋ/
the rearing and breeding of honeybees; apiculture.
Origin of beekeeping
First recorded in 1830-40; bee1 + keeping Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It is time that the word "luck," as applied to beekeeping, was discarded.

  • This accounts for the saying of many who have tried it, "beekeeping doesn't pay."

    Bee Hunting John Ready Lockard
  • This is probably, the neatest, cleanest and cheapest method of making a start in beekeeping.

    Bee Hunting John Ready Lockard
  • During my early days in beekeeping, I wished for the greatest possible increase of stocks.

  • She also gave short talks on beekeeping, horticulture, fruit bottling, and so on.

  • With increased study and knowledge the whole status of the beekeeping industry is just now undergoing a rapid change.

  • beekeeping is a branch of agriculture and like other pursuits belonging to that science there are fat years and lean years.

    Bee Hunting John Ready Lockard

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