Origin of beast
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Despite the strong language, however, the neither the JPO nor Lockheed could dispute a single fact in either Daily Beast report.
“We quietly did,” Reed previously told The Daily Beast of removing ISIS.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That is why The Daily Beast stands with Charlie Hebdo and published their controversial covers in the wake of the attack.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“He has to really stay on the down low, he has to make sure that he blends in,” Ney told the Beast.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yazbek tells The Daily Beast that the traffickers guarantee their service, and they treat the Syrian refugees with respect.
It's no the burden, but the owerburden, that kills the beast.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
For, indeed, it was apparent That the beast was very sick.The Bon Gaultier Ballads|William Edmonstoune Aytoun
I should feel myself to be loathsome, and, as it were, a beast among women.Can You Forgive Her?|Anthony Trollope
The old mare went better than could have been expected from such a skeleton of a beast.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush|Susanna Moodie
Fortunately the animal had been big and strong, for once Frank had seemed to have little mercy on the beast he bestrode.Frank Merriwell's Backers|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for beast
Word Origin for beast
Word Origin and History for beast
c.1200, from Old French beste "animal, wild beast," figuratively "fool, idiot" (11c., Modern French bête), from Vulgar Latin *besta, from Latin bestia "beast, wild animal," of unknown origin. Used to translate Latin animal. Replaced Old English deor (see deer) as the generic word for "wild creature," only to be ousted 16c. by animal. Of persons felt to be animal-like in various senses from early 13c. Of the figure in the Christian apocalypse story from late 14c.