Definition of Beeswings

1. Noun. (plural of beeswing) ¹



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Definition of Beeswings

1. beeswing [n] - See also: beeswing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beeswings

beerware
beery
bees
bees and honey
beesome
beest
beesting
beestings
beeswarm
beeswarms
beeswax
beeswaxed
beeswaxes
beeswaxing
beeswing
beeswings (current term)
beet
beet-tongue
beet armyworm
beet blight
beet green
beet radish
beet radishes
beet root
beet sugar
beeted
beeth
beeting
beetle
beetle-browed

Literary usage of Beeswings

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1902)
"... the water that I may know him for the right bird to lime,” she said, glancing at the mists beginning to float like beeswings on the rosy evening air. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... aged representative racehorse now on the turf, where in former days we had our Laner- costs, Touchstones, beeswings, Alice Hawthorns, &c., by the dozen. ..."

3. The Chemistry of cookery by William Mattieu Williams (1900)
"... where connoisseurs abound who pass their glasses horizontally under their noses, hold them up to the light to look for beeswings and absurd transparency ..."

4. The New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal (1848)
"... but it' the irritability continues in the stage of calm, there is vomited a mucus containing particles of flocculi resembling beeswings. ..."

5. The Literary History of Philadelphia by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer (1906)
"Let us go back to our original Mexican brigands, our fresh Texans with their big beards and unerring ' beeswings,' our prairie heroines, ..."

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