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Overview of noun hives

The noun hives has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. urtication, urticaria, hives, nettle rash

(an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs)

Overview of noun hive

The noun hive has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) hive

(a teeming multitude)

2. (1) beehive, hive

(a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees)

3. beehive, hive

(a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree)

Overview of verb hive

The verb hive has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hive

(store, like bees; "bees hive honey and pollen"; "He hived lots of information")

2. hive

(move together in a hive or as if in a hive; "The bee swarms are hiving")

3. hive

(gather into a hive; "The beekeeper hived the swarm") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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