What does the word honeycomb mean?

Usage examples for honeycomb

  1. Well, Reynard knew that Bruin had a beehive full of honeycomb, and that was what he wanted; but Bruin kept so close a guard upon his honey that Master Reynard didn't know how to get away from him and get hold of the honey. – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  2. All the whole rout of little ones had followed her down to the water, and now they stood, as thick as bees on a honeycomb, on the bank, to watch her departure. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris