beeswax /ˈbiːzwaks/


I. noun [ mass noun]

1. the wax secreted by bees to make honeycombs and used to make wood polishes and candles.

she rubbed her furniture with beeswax.
[as modifier]
beeswax candles.
(N. Amer.)
‹informal› a person’s concern or business

that’s none of your beeswax.
II. verb [with obj.] (often as adj. beeswaxed)

1. polish (furniture) with beeswax.

beeswaxed pews.

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