Beevor’s sign Bee·vor’s sign (bē’vərz)
An indication of paralysis of the lower portions of the straight muscles of the abdomen in which the navel moves upward.
noun (Brit, old-fashioned) a person or chap (Brit, old-fashioned) the nose (Scot) an extreme example of its kind adjective (Brit, old-fashioned) excellent; most attractive Historical Examples He didn’t sky the wiper when his beezer was bleeding, anyway! The Story of Louie Oliver Onions He recked nothing of his bunged optic and the claret that flowed […]
before. British Expeditionary Force; British Expeditionary Forces. abbreviation British Expeditionary Force, the British armies that served in France and Belgium 1914–18 and in France 1939–40 Belgium-franc before
any hymenopterous insect of the superfamily Apoidea, including social and solitary species of several families, as the bumblebees, honeybees, etc. the common honeybee, Apis mellifera. a community social gathering in order to perform some task, engage in a contest, etc.: a sewing bee; a spelling bee; a husking bee. have a bee in one’s bonnet, […]
- Beer city
beer city noun Milwaukee, Wisconsin: tiny minimum-security prisons right in the midst of Beertown (1940s+)