any of several chiefly Australian trees of the genus Casuarina, having feathery branches that lack true foliage leaves.
the hard, reddish wood of any of these trees, used for making furniture.
We could, by their tracks, see where they had herded together in fear under a beefwood tree not one hundred yards from us.
Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
any of various trees that produce very hard wood, esp the Australian tree Casuarina equisetifolia, widely planted in warm regions See casuarina
the wood of any of these trees
- Beecher stowe
noun See Stowe Historical Examples They will explain to you how false has been Mrs. beecher stowe. North America, Volume II (of 2) Anthony Trollope He ridiculed Mrs. beecher stowe’s notion that factory-workers were slaves. The Personal Life Of David Livingstone William Garden Blaikie In a preface to one of her books Mrs. beecher stowe […]
strengthened or reinforced. Contemporary Examples But the laws are weighted against the writer in the European Union with its beefed-up privacy laws. My Banned Book Charles Laurence February 15, 2010 Historical Examples They believe,” said Baird, “that they can handle the Niccola with their beefed-up tractor beams. The Aliens Murray Leinster
beefer noun A complainer; malcontent (1930s+) A police informer; stool pigeon (1890s+)
the flesh of a cow, steer, or bull raised and killed for its meat. an adult cow, steer, or bull raised for its meat. Informal. brawn; muscular strength. strength; power. weight, as of a person. human flesh. Slang. a complaint. an argument or dispute. Slang. to complain; grumble. beef up, to add strength, numbers, force, […]