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beaver in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbeaverbea‧ver1 /ˈbiːvə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  beaver.jpg HBAa North American animal that has thick fur and a wide flat tail, and cuts down trees with its teeth eager beaver at eager(2)
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beaverWhatever its benefits, a beaver lake is a conspicuous and characteristic feature of the landscape.These meant that a beaver had been here recently.This will tend to apply to all the logs placed by any beaver bearing this particular mutation.A prime beaver pelt was worth $ 6 to $ 8 a pound.Although retired, Selwyn Hopkins was a regular beaver where gardening was concerned.Like the beaver skins, it had never had a function in this domesticated place.The beaver skins that Oliver had sent her from Deadwood were a trouble.Luiza and Freddi were there, Luiza muffled up in a huge and unflattering beaver lamb coat that had seen better days.