Definition of Queenlets
1. queenlet [n] - See also: queenlet
Lexicographical Neighbors of Queenlets
Literary usage of Queenlets
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... queenlets of the like temper. Nay, as we have seen, they entertain their special ambassador in ..."
2. The Bookman (1899)
"She is a creature of the open air, of the hills and winds. From her girlhood, when she and Ylen were "a pair of madcap little queenlets," "untamed as young ..."
3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1898)
"The old queen makes repeated attempts to tear open the cells and destroy the queenlets, but is generally deterred by the bees on guard. ..."
4. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"These haughty queenlets who appear like fashion plates, who dictate, demand and command cannot possibly be good wives, still less good mothers. ..."
5. Entomology: With Special Reference to Its Biological and Economic Aspects by Justus Watson Folsom (1906)
"... or cold is very likely to finish such a decimated colony, especially as the bees, because queenlets, are uneasy and do not cluster compactly. ..."
6. The Shans by Wilbur Willis Cochrane (1915)
"On a day the queen became very angry with the queenlets and after that none of them would come near her. She therefore prepared the hermit's food alone. ..."