beaver

Part of speech: noun

An amphibious rodent noted for skill in damming streams, and valued for its fur.

Part of speech: noun

The fur of the beaver, or a hat made of it; a high silk hat.

Part of speech: noun

A movable piece of medieval armor covering the lower part of the face.

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Usage examples "beaver":

  1. " Listen," said Uncle Dick, " and I'll tell you a little beaver story, right out of the Journal." - "The Young Alaskans on the Missouri", Emerson Hough.
  2. The work of a Beaver Indian woman at Vermilion- on- the- Peace. - "The New North", Agnes Deans Cameron.
  3. The Beaver has seen this sign, as shown by his signature at the bottom. - "The Road to Frontenac", Samuel Merwin.