Found 3 items, similar to Beaver.
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n 1: the soft brown fur of the beaver
2: a full beard
3: a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with beaver
or silk [syn: dress hat
, high hat
, opera hat
, silk hat
, top hat
4: a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to
protect the lower face
5: a hat made of beaver fur or similar material [syn: castor
6: large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad
flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges
v : work hard on something [syn: beaver away
English → English
, n. [OE. bever, AS. beofer, befer; akin to D.
bever, OHG. bibar, G. biber, Sw. b["a]fver, Dan. b[ae]ver,
Lith. bebru, Russ. bobr', Gael. beabhar, Corn. befer, L.
fiber, and Skr. babhrus large ichneumon; also as an adj.,
brown, the animal being probably named from its color.
[root]253. See Brown
1. (Zo["o]l.) An amphibious rodent, of the genus Castor
Note: It has palmated hind feet, and a broad, flat tail. It
is remarkable for its ingenuity in constructing its
lodges or “houses,”
and dams across streams. It is
valued for its fur, and for the material called
, obtained from two small bags in the groin of
the animal. The European species is Castor fiber
the American is generally considered a variety of this,
although sometimes called Castor Canadensis
2. The fur of the beaver.
3. A hat, formerly made of the fur of the beaver, but now
usually of silk.
A brown beaver slouched over his eyes. --Prescott.
4. Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woolen cloth, used chiefly
for making overcoats.
5. A man's beard.
6. The hair on a woman's pubic area; -- vulgar. [vulgar
7. A woman; -- vulgar and offensive. [vulgar slang]
8. A person who works enthusiastically and diligently; --
used especially in the phrase eager beaver
(Zo["o]l.), an aquatic ratlike quadruped of
Tasmania (Hydromys chrysogaster
, the furry skin of the beaver.
. See under 1st Bank
, n. [OE. baviere, bauier, beavoir, bever; fr.
F. bavi[`e]re, fr. bave slaver, drivel, foam, OF., prattle,
drivel, perh. orig. an imitative word. Bavi[`e]re, according
to Cotgrave, is the bib put before a (slavering) child.]
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.