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1. WordNet® 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]

2. 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]

3. 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]

4. 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


5. 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


6. 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


7. 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


8. 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


9. 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


10. 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


11. 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


12. 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


13. 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


14. 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


15. 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


Thesaurus Results for Beaver:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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