What does the word Beeves mean?

Usage examples for Beeves

  1. A halt was ordered the next day, in order to make ourselves strong by eating the beeves, which we freely slaughtered. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  2. Here, on his drive in the Summer of 1867, Loving made a contract for the delivery at the post the ensuing season of two herds of beeves. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  3. Into the crush of great, dusty, steaming bodies, among tossing, cruel, curving horns the men rode to " cut out" the beeves and to rope the calves. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland