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Definition of Beast

Beast

  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.
  3. As opposed to man: Any irrational animal.
  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 Quotations

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.
Albert Camus

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
Unknown

The beast is not dead.
Heather O'Rourke

Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others' children.
Sam Levenson

The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.
Martin Luther
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Beast Translations

beast in Afrikaans is dier
beast in Danish is dyr
beast in Dutch is dier, beest
beast in German is Bestie, Biest, Tier, Tier
beast in Latin is bestia
beast in Norwegian is udyr
beast in Portuguese is besta
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