Definition of Bever

1. n. A light repast between meals; a lunch.



2. v. i. To take a light repast between meals.

Definition of Bever

1. Verb. (intransitive) To tremble; shake; quiver; shiver. ¹

2. Noun. A movable covering for the mouth and chin on a close helmet. ¹

3. Noun. A drink. ¹

4. Noun. (context: now rare archaic) A snack or light refreshment between meals. ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete) To take a light repast between meals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bever

1. a snack taken between meals [n -S]

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Literary usage of Bever

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1. History of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647 by William Bradford, Massachusetts Historical Society (1912)
"6d. per Ib. of bever in 6s. per Ib. At this tyme [October, 1634] goods do pas at these Rates, but when the ships ar heare we must sell as they do, ..."

2. The History of Chivalry; Or, Knighthood and Its Times by Charles Mills (1844)
"The helmet, with its visor and bever, was carried by the squire, or page, on the pommel of his saddle, a very necessary measure for the relief of the knight ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"bever, or BEAVER. The part of the helmet which, when let down, ... bever, л. and v. An intermediate refreshment between breakfast and dinner. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography: From the Earliest Times to 1900 by George Smith, Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1897)
"... Andromache, Elfrida, Mrs. bever- U'v. Miss Hardcastle, Zara in ' Mourning Bride ... bever ..."

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