The White House recently has hived some honeybees, which have proved a point of contention.
In this manner they were to be hived, and furnished with stings.
When the bees are first hived, this is closed by a straw mat.
You will thus perceive that stocks from which swarms are hived in this way must be prepared for it previously.
It is not safe to delay longer than twilight of the day they are hived.
No bees are hived in the republic; the people seem to be content with treacle.
What has she got to do with the fellow youve got hived up in that shack?
He believed that the young bees would surely be tempted to take some exercise before they were hived up for the long winter.
When hived they climb to the roof and hang in a mass for often a day.
Our hived and promiscuous life in cities is breaking down the old fealty of kith and kin.
Old English hyf "beehive," from Proto-Germanic *hufiz (cf. Old Norse hufr "hull of a ship"), from PIE *keup- "round container, bowl" (cf. Sanskrit kupah "hollow, pit, cave," Greek kypellon "cup," Latin cupa "tub, cask, vat"). Figurative sense of "swarming, busy place" is from 1630s. As a verb, of bees, etc., "to form themselves into a hive," c.1400; "to put bees in a hive," mid-15c.
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