A hive of or for bees, esp., a box or other shelter for a colony of domesticated bees, in which they make and store honey.
Origin of beehive
From Middle English beehyve, equivalent to bee + hive.
Beehive Sentence Examples
The women's wing was a beehive of activity.
Some of the rock chambers originally intended for tombs were afterwards converted, perhaps under pressure of necessity, into habitations, as in the case of the so-called " Prison of Socrates," which consists of three chambers horizontally excavated and a small round apartment of the " beehive " type.
Another and much more conspicuous kind of tomb is that known as the beehive tomb.
The Beehive (so called from the shape of its cone), the Grand and the Lone Star throw up columns to a height of Zoo ft.