A heavy mallet, used to drive wedges, beat pavements, etc.
A machine in which fabrics are subjected to a hammering process while passing over rollers, as in cotton mills; -- called also beetling machine.
To beat with a heavy mallet.
To finish by subjecting to a hammering process in a beetle or beetling machine; as, to beetle cotton goods.
Any insect of the order Coleoptera, having four wings, the outer pair being stiff cases for covering the others when they are folded up. See Coleoptera.
A flying insect whose folded wings are protected inside a flap of exoskeleton. Obviously God's favorite creature, as there are over 300,000 known species.
( Entom.). an insect of the order Coleoptera, having its wings covered and protected by hard outer wing-cases.
insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
To extend over and beyond the base or support; to overhang; to jut.
be suspended over or hang over; "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"
jutting or overhanging; "beetle brows"