beekeepernoun [ C ]uk /ˈbiːˌkiː.pər/ us /ˈbiːˌkiː.pɚ/
noun [ U ] uk /ˈbiːˌkiː.pɪŋ/ us /ˈbiːˌkiː.pɪŋ/
Examples from literature
- During the last fifteen years men with new methods of management and modern equipment have been rapidly superseding the picturesque old beekeepers.
- If not already done the beekeeper should at once make his final preparations towards a successful wintering of bees.
- The old fashioned beekeeper with his hybrid bees, kept in immovable hives, logs or boxes, did not derive much profit from his bees.
- The practical beekeeper must decide at the beginning of the honey season whether he wishes to produce extracted honey, comb honey or merely to increase the number of his colonies.
- The price of queens will be fifty cents for one, and not more than three will be furnished to each beekeeper.