the female genitals viewed sexually
   From the slang meaning, a beard, whence the pubic hair:
    Frank, who was seventeen at the time, remarked... he liked beaver too. His father told him to wash his mouth out and sent him to bed. (N. Evans, 1995)

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  • Beaver — Beaver, AK U.S. Census Designated Place in Alaska Population (2000): 84 Housing Units (2000): 54 Land area (2000): 20.500953 sq. miles (53.097221 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.094700 sq. miles (2.835259 sq. km) Total area (2000): 21.595653 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Beaver — Bea ver, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beaver — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los Beaver o tsattine son una tribu na dené, cuyo nombre significaba “pueblo del castor”, o bien Dunne za (pueblo auténtico), razón por la cual fueron llamados en inglés Beavers (castores). Vivían en zonas montañosas …   Wikipedia Español

  • beaver — beaver1 [bē′vər] n. [ME bever < OE beofor: for IE base see BEAR2 ] 1. a) pl. beavers or beaver any of a family (Castoridae) of large rodents with soft, brown fur, chisel like teeth, webbed hind feet, and a flat, broad tail: they often gnaw… …   English World dictionary

  • beaver — ► NOUN (pl. same or beavers) 1) a large semiaquatic rodent noted for gnawing through trees in order to make dams. 2) a hat made of felted beaver fur. 3) a very hard working person. ► VERB (often beaver away) informal ▪ work hard …   English terms dictionary

  • Beaver —   [ biːvə], Bruce, australischer Lyriker, * Manly (New South Wales) 14. 2. 1928; beeinflusst von W. Whitman und C. J. Brennan, macht Beaver seine eigene Existenz, sein Verhältnis zur Natur und zur Großstadt sowie poetologische Probleme in einer… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • beaver — O.E. beofor, befer (earlier bebr), from P.Gmc. *bebruz (Cf. O.S. bibar, O.N. bjorr, M.Du., Du. bever, Low Ger. bever, O.H.G. bibar, Ger. Biber), from PIE *bhebhrus, reduplication of root *bher (3) brown, bright (Cf. Lith …   Etymology dictionary

  • Beaver — Bea ver, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beaver — (spr. Bihwer), 1) Nebenfluß des Ohio 2) Canton im westlichen Theile des Staates Pennsylvanien, an Ohio grenzend, 291/2 QM. groß; mit fruchtbarem Boden, ungeheueren bituminösen Kohlenlagern u. Kalksteinschichten u. Waldungen; 3) Hauptstadt… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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