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hive Idioms & Phrases


giant hives

  • noun recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
    Quincke's edema; periodic edema; atrophedema; angioedema.
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hive away

  • verb keep or lay aside for future use
    salt away; put in; stack away; stash away; lay in; store.
    • store grain for the winter
    • The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat
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Hive bee

  • (Zoöl.), the honeybee.
Webster 1913

hive off

  • verb remove from a group and make separate
    • The unit was hived off from its parent company
  • verb withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
    divert.
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hive up

  • verb save up as for future use
    squirrel away; cache; stash; lay away; hoard.
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