Sentence Examples

  • A beekeeper, seeing the bee collect pollen from flowers and carry it to the hive, says that it exists to gather honey.
  • The beekeeper opens the lower part of the hive and peers in.
  • (From Cheshire's Bees and Bee-keeping, Scientific and Practical.) Huber's hive was defective in many respects; the parting of each frame, thus letting loose the whole colony, caused much trouble at times, but it remained the only movable-comb hive till 1838, when Dr Dzierzon - whose theory of parthenogenesis has made his name famous - devised a box-hive with a loose top-bar on which the bees built their combs and a movable side or door, by means of which the frames could be lifted out for inspection.
  • It was empty in the sense that a dying queenless hive is empty.
  • (4) A type of tomb, the dome or "bee-hive," of which the grandest examples known are at Mycenae.

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