Beast

Definition of Beast

Pronunciation: bēst
n.1.Any living creature; an animal; - including man, insects, etc.
2.Any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden.
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast.
- Prov. xii. 10.
3.any animal other than a human; - opposed to man.
'Tain't a fit night out for man nor beast.
- W. C. Fields.
4.Fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow.
5.A game at cards similar to loo.
6.A penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc.
Beast royal
the lion.
- Chaucer.

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