Definition of Bee house

1. Noun. A shed containing a number of beehives.

Exact synonyms: Apiary
Terms within: Beehive, Hive
Generic synonyms: Shed
Derivative terms: Apiarian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bee House

bee
bee's knees
bee-eater
bee-eaters
bee-line
bee-lines
bee balm
bee balms
bee beetle
bee bite
bee bites
bee candy
bee eater
bee fly
bee glue
bee house (current term)
bee hummingbird
bee in one's bonnet
bee killer
bee larkspur
bee moth
bee orchid
bee smoker
bee smokers
bee sting
bee sting kit
bee stings
bee toxin
bee venoms
beebalm

Literary usage of Bee house

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1. Rural Architecture: Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages by Lewis Falley Allen (1852)
"... AN APIARY, OR BEE-HOUSE. Every farmer should keep bees—provided he have pasturage for them, on his own land, or if a proper range for their food and ..."

2. Cottages and Cottage Life: Containing Plans for Country Houses, Adapted to by Charles Wyllys Elliott (1848)
"A bee house, in which the hives are placed, is attractive to almost all, beside being profitable. It should open on one side, where it gets the morning sun, ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"By this arrangement, the bees can be admitted to the house and open air alternately, and excluded from either at pleasure. 2602. The apiary, or bee-house. ..."

4. Autobiography of Rev. Abel C. Thomas: Including Recollections of Persons by Abel Charles Thomas (1852)
"Relief season—Blossom and bloom—Niagara Falls—Sermon on Table Rock—Lewiston bee-house—The ' near wheel-horse'—Ohio River —' Very low bridge'—Getting up in ..."

5. The Museum of Science and Art by Dionysius Lardner (1856)
"The bee-house, one form of which is shown in fig. 55, p. ... A form called the Cabinet bee-house is shown in fig. ..."

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