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Bee-line

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The line that a bee, takes in making for the hive; the shortest distance between two given points.

“Our footmarks, seen afterwards, showed thàt we had steered a bee-line to the brig.”—Kane: Arctic Explorations, vol. i. chap. xvii. p. 198.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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