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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

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Aristotle

He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
Aristotle

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
Voltaire
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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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