beaver

  1. a full beard
  2. a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face
  3. large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges

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Beaver

A semi-aquatic animal of the rodent family. The tail is considered the best part to eat. Care must be taken when skinning to avoid severing the musk gland, which will permeate the entire flesh when cut.
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beaver

[n] - the soft brown fur of the beaver 2. [n] - a full beard 3. [n] - a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face 4. [n] - a hat made of beaver fur or similar material 5. [n] - large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail 6. [v] - work hard on something
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Beaver

Bea'ver noun [ Middle English bever , Anglo-Saxon beofer , befer ; akin to Dutch bever , Old High German bibar , German biber , Swedish bäfver , Danish bæver , Lithuanian bebru , Russian bobr' , Gael. beabhar , Corn.
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beaver

1. <zoology> An amphibious rodent, of the genus Castor. ... It has palmated hind feet, and a broad, flat tail. It is remarkable for its ingenuity in constructing its valued for its fur, and for the material called castor, obtained from two small bags in the groin of the animal. The European species is Castor fibre, and the American is general...
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beaver

noun a full beard
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Beaver

• (n.) That piece of armor which protected the lower part of the face, whether forming a part of the helmet or fixed to the breastplate. It was so constructed (with joints or otherwise) that the wearer could raise or lower it to eat and drink. • (n.) Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woolen cloth, used chiefly for making overcoats. • (n.)...
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Beaver

(from the article `Vancouver`) ...and served as headquarters of the company`s Pacific Northwest operations. The fort, now a national historic site, became a U.S. military ...
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Beaver

(from the article `flight, history of`) ...a significant market and became essential cogs in the economies of numerous global regions. Canada, with a long history of aircraft used in ...
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Beaver

county, western Pennsylvania, U.S., bordered to the west by Ohio and West Virginia. It consists of a hilly region on the Allegheny Plateau drained by ...
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Beaver

a small, Athabascan-speaking North American Indian tribe living in the mountainous riverine areas of northern Alberta. In the early 18th century they ... [1 related articles]
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beaver

either of two species of amphibious rodents native to North America, Europe, and Asia. Beavers are the largest North American and Eurasian rodents, ... [4 related articles]
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Beaver

Beaver is slang for the female genitals.
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Beaver

[sternwheeler 1873] The Beaver was a sternwheel steamboat built in 1873 for the Willamette Transportation Company. This vessel should not be confused with other vessels of the same or similar name, including in particular the 1836 sidewheel steamship Beaver. ==Operations in Oregon== In 1875 Beaver passed into the ownership of the Willamette...
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Beaver

HMS Beaver is a British Broadsword Class frigate of 3500 tons displacement launched in 1982. HMS Beaver is powered by two Rolls-Royce Olympus TM3B gas turbines, two Rolls-Royce Tyne RM1C gas turbines and four diesel generators providing a top speed of 30 knots and a range of 4500 miles at 18 knots. She carries a crew of 273 including 30 officers an...
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beaver

beaver, either of two large aquatic rodents, Castor fiber and Castor canadensis, known for their engineering feats. They were once widespread in N and central Eurasia except E Siberia, and in North America from the arctic tree line to the S United States. The mountain beaver of W North America is no...
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Beaver

The beaver (Castor) is the only genus of the family Castoridae. The family contains a single genus, Castor, with two species: Castor canadensis, found in the New World, and Castor fibre, found in the Old World. Both species are semi-aquatic rodents noted for the building of dams. The two species differ chiefly in the shape of the nasal bones and ar...
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Beaver

In armour, a beaver is the part of the front of a helmet that can be raised or lowered to allow the wearer to eat and drink.
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beaver

Aquatic rodent with webbed hind feet, a broad flat scaly tail, and thick waterproof fur. It has very large incisor teeth and fells trees to feed on the bark and to use the logs to construct the `lodge`, in which the young are reared, food is stored, and much of the winter is spent. There are two species, the Canadian Castor canad...
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Beaver

A mixture of white, gray, brown, and black hairs. Color definitions may vary by breed. Always check the breed standard for the definitive color description.
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Beaver

A expensive felt hat made from felted beaver fur. Bearskin A large furry high crowned hat, which is part of a uniform worn by the Coldstream Guards
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Beaver

[Action Force] This is a category of people born in or strongly associated with the Prussian city of Olsztyn (German: Allenstein) (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in Poland). ...
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Beaver

[steamship] Beaver was the first steamship to operate in the Pacific Northwest of North America. She made remote parts of the west coast of Canada accessible for maritime fur trading and was chartered by the Royal Navy for surveying the coastline of British Columbia. She served off the coast from 1836 until 1888, when she was wrecked. ==Con...
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Beaver

==General== Beavers, along with pocket gophers and kangaroo rats, are castorimorph rodents, a suborder of rodents mostly restricted to North America. Although just two closely related species exist today, beavers have long fossil history in the Northern Hemisphere beginning in the Eocene, and many species of giant beaver existed until quite recent...
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Beaver

A mixture of white, gray, brown, and black hairs. Color definitions may vary by breed. Always check the breed standard for the definitive color description.
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