Beely vs Weely - What's the difference?

beely | weely |


As an adjective beely

is of, relating to or pertaining to bees; apian.

As an adverb beely

is in a beely or beelike manner.

As a verb beely

is .

As a noun weely is

a kind of trap or snare for fish, made of twigs.

beely

English

Etymology 1

From .

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Of, relating to or pertaining to bees; apian.
  • * 1877 , Elizabeth Anna Hart, Silver wings and golden scales :
  • As for bees, we cannot accuse them of silence, as the peculiar buzzing-sound they make in flying, [...] and which is so very agreeable to our ears when its gentle monotony enlivens the calm of the warm summer air, is, we may hope, a cheerful accompaniment to all beely labours, and as pleasant to those who make it as our voices are to us, [...]
  • * 1950 , Gleanings in bee culture:
  • With their countenance' spaces Planned for beely enterprise [...]

    Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • In a beely or beelike manner.
  • * 1965 , Murray Hoyt, The world of bees :
  • His effort is to come as near 100 percent as is humanly (and beely ) possible.

    Etymology 2

    Variation of belie.

    Verb

  • * 1813 , Matteo Bandello, Joseph Haslewood, Giovanni Boccaccio, Palace of pleasure :
  • And were it not that I haue a desire in nothing to beely the author, and lesse will to leaue that which he had wrytten vpon the miserable end [...]

    weely

    English

    Alternative forms

    * weel

    Noun

    (weelies)
  • A kind of trap or snare for fish, made of twigs.
  • (Carew)
    (Webster 1913)