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16 definitions found
 for Beaver
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beaver \Bea"ver\, n. [OE. bever, AS. beofer, befer; akin to D.
     bever, OHG. bibar, G. biber, Sw. b[aum]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 being probably named from its color.
     [root]253. See Brown.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Zool.) An amphibious rodent, of the genus Castor.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: It has palmated hind feet, and a broad, flat tail. It
           is remarkable for its ingenuity in constructing its
           lodges or "houses," and dams across streams. It is
           valued for its fur, and for the material called
           castor, obtained from two small bags in the groin of
           the animal. The European species is Castor fiber, and
           the American is generally considered a variety of this,
           although sometimes called Castor Canadensis.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The fur of the beaver.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A hat, formerly made of the fur of the beaver, but now
        usually of silk.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A brown beaver slouched over his eyes. --Prescott.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woolen cloth, used chiefly
        for making overcoats.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. A man's beard.
        [PJC]
  
     6. The hair on a woman's pubic area; -- vulgar. [vulgar
        slang]
        [PJC]
  
     7. A woman; -- vulgar and offensive. [vulgar slang]
        [PJC]
  
     8. A person who works enthusiastically and diligently; --
        used especially in the phrase eager beaver. [informal]
        [PJC]
  
     Beaver rat (Zool.), an aquatic ratlike quadruped of
        Tasmania ({Hydromys chrysogaster).
  
     Beaver skin, the furry skin of the beaver.
  
     Bank beaver. See under 1st Bank.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 armor which protected the lower part of the
     face, whether forming a part of the helmet or fixed to the
     breastplate. It was so constructed (with joints or otherwise)
     that the wearer could raise or lower it to eat and drink.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  beaver
      n 1: the soft brown fur of the beaver [syn: beaver, beaver
           fur]
      2: a native or resident of Oregon [syn: Oregonian, Beaver]
      3: a full beard
      4: a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or
         with beaver fur [syn: dress hat, high hat, opera hat,
         silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper, beaver]
      5: a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect
         the lower face
      6: a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material)
         [syn: beaver, castor]
      7: large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad
         flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges
      v 1: work hard on something [syn: beaver, beaver away]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "beaver":
     Vandyke, activist, ball of fire, beard, big-time operator,
     bristles, bustler, busy bee, doer, down, eager beaver, enthusiast,
     go-getter, goatee, human dynamo, hustler, imperial, live wire,
     man of action, man of deeds, militant, new broom, operator,
     peach fuzz, political activist, powerhouse, side whiskers, stubble,
     take-charge guy, tuft, wheeler-dealer, whiskers, winner
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Beaver -- U.S. County in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    5857
     Housing Units (2000): 2719
     Land area (2000):     1814.357375 sq. miles (4699.163829 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    3.223081 sq. miles (8.347740 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1817.580456 sq. miles (4707.511569 sq. km)
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             36.739036 N, 100.496685 W
     Headwords:
      Beaver
      Beaver, OK
      Beaver County
      Beaver County, OK
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Beaver -- U.S. County in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    181412
     Housing Units (2000): 77765
     Land area (2000):     434.213128 sq. miles (1124.606790 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    9.690931 sq. miles (25.099394 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    443.904059 sq. miles (1149.706184 sq. km)
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.695415 N, 80.312675 W
     Headwords:
      Beaver
      Beaver, PA
      Beaver County
      Beaver County, PA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Beaver -- U.S. County in Utah
     Population (2000):    6005
     Housing Units (2000): 2660
     Land area (2000):     2589.946517 sq. miles (6707.930400 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    2.331902 sq. miles (6.039597 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2592.278419 sq. miles (6713.969997 sq. km)
     Located within:       Utah (UT), FIPS 49
     Location:             38.342342 N, 113.000631 W
     Headwords:
      Beaver
      Beaver, UT
      Beaver County
      Beaver County, UT
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  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. miles (55.932480 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            05750
     Located within:       Alaska (AK), FIPS 02
     Location:             66.359719 N, 147.397438 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     99724
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, AK
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, AR -- U.S. town in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    95
     Housing Units (2000): 43
     Land area (2000):     0.350521 sq. miles (0.907846 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.169694 sq. miles (0.439505 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.520215 sq. miles (1.347351 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04540
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             36.475495 N, 93.771170 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, AR
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    464
     Housing Units (2000): 226
     Land area (2000):     0.390601 sq. miles (1.011653 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.390601 sq. miles (1.011653 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04696
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             39.029574 N, 82.823742 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     45613
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, OH
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    1570
     Housing Units (2000): 725
     Land area (2000):     1.153875 sq. miles (2.988522 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.153875 sq. miles (2.988522 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04750
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             36.813486 N, 100.524298 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, OK
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, OR -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oregon
     Population (2000):    145
     Housing Units (2000): 73
     Land area (2000):     0.397132 sq. miles (1.028567 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.397132 sq. miles (1.028567 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            05200
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             45.276947 N, 123.825723 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97108
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, OR
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    4775
     Housing Units (2000): 2297
     Land area (2000):     0.932748 sq. miles (2.415805 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.150029 sq. miles (0.388573 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.082777 sq. miles (2.804378 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04688
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.693865 N, 80.307944 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     15009
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, PA
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    53
     Housing Units (2000): 26
     Land area (2000):     0.256087 sq. miles (0.663263 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.256087 sq. miles (0.663263 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            05185
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             42.037808 N, 94.141096 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     50031
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, IA
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, UT -- U.S. city in Utah
     Population (2000):    2454
     Housing Units (2000): 1021
     Land area (2000):     4.582391 sq. miles (11.868338 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.582391 sq. miles (11.868338 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04060
     Located within:       Utah (UT), FIPS 49
     Location:             38.276305 N, 112.638772 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     84713
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, UT
      Beaver
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Beaver, WV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia
     Population (2000):    1378
     Housing Units (2000): 696
     Land area (2000):     4.392557 sq. miles (11.376670 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.008634 sq. miles (0.022361 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.401191 sq. miles (11.399031 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            05260
     Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
     Location:             37.747601 N, 81.141843 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     25813
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Beaver, WV
      Beaver
  

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