['biːvə] or ['bivɚ]


(noun.) large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges.

(noun.) a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material).

(noun.) a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face.

(noun.) a full beard.

(noun.) the soft brown fur of the beaver.

(verb.) work hard on something.

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(n.) An amphibious rodent, of the genus Castor.

(n.) The fur of the beaver.

(n.) A hat, formerly made of the fur of the beaver, but now usually of silk.

(n.) Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woolen cloth, used chiefly for making overcoats.

(n.) That piece of armor which protected the lower part of the face, whether forming a part of the helmet or fixed to the breastplate. It was so constructed (with joints or otherwise) that the wearer could raise or lower it to eat and drink.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Fur of the beaver.[2]. Hat.[3]. Face-guard (of a helmet).

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n. an amphibious rodent quadruped valuable for its fur: the fur of the beaver: a hat made of the beaver's fur: a hat: a glove of beaver fur.—adj. Beav′erish (Carlyle) like a beaver merely instinctive.—n. Beav′ery a place where beavers are kept.

n. in medieval armour the covering for the lower part of the face the visor being that for the upper part—later the movable beaver was confounded with the visor.—adj. Beav′ered.

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Unserious Contents or Definition

To dream of seeing beavers, foretells that you will obtain comfortable circumstances by patient striving. If you dream of killing them for their skins, you will be accused of fraud and improper conduct toward the innocent.

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