Beehive

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Beehive

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for 5 pounds. The term derives from Cockney rhyming slang: beehive rhymes with five.
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The Beehive, on Longwood Road, Longwood, dates back to the 19th century.
Brigitte Bardot made the beehive her own in the 1960s, giving it a completely different twist.
The beehive originated in America in the 1950s and became iconic after Audrey Hepburn's 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's.
GATWICK ALSO welcomes The Beehive bar and restaurant in its South Terminal.
The Beehive (shown behind the statue) is the executive wing of the Parliament Buildings and is so-called because of its shape being reminiscent of a beehive.
The beehive dates back to the second half of the 19th century but will not be returning to use, because modern beehives are much healthier.
The beehive became a cultural phenomenon during the 1960s and evolved into a style worn today as Hollywood's starlets walk red carpets.
According to an executive familiar with the Beehive situation, Security Service and Beehive signed a management agreement facilitating the transfer on Oct.
The first days of bee season, which starts in September, are the best chance for beekeepers because they can sell a single beehive for at least YR 10,000, but at the end of the bee season the beehive is sold for around YR 3,000.
Glue each group of 10 rings in a column on the beehive.
Scorers for the Beehive were Wayne Ball (2) and Scott Houghton.
Neither seemed sure they would actually request the style and only Beth, who was set to sport a scruffier version than Carrie-Anne, had seen anyone else sporting the beehive recently.