bead bead  /ˈbid/


  1. (n) a small ball with a hole through the middle
  2. (n) a shape that is spherical and small
  3. (n) a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture
  4. (v) form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example
  5. (v) decorate by sewing beads onto
  6. (v) string together like beads


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  1. The chic attire of the bead-business owners turned out to be an exception.
  2. The city that care forgot is in the throes of an identity crisis, torn between its shady, bead-tossing past and the sanitized Disneyland future some envision.
  3. The next bead was a little larger.


  1. Product Launch Platform, The Grommet, Works with Brooklyn, NY entrepreneur Deborah Rice to Feature Her Czech Bead ...

    The Grommet, an online shopping site and product launch platform for innovative and undiscovered products, is working with Brooklyn, NY entrepreneur Deborah Rice to feature her Czech bead jewelry. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 22, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Local charity helps Haitians make money selling beads

    The Bead Ladies program has a waiting list of 50 people
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC 24 Toledo

  3. South Tucson bead store offers items from around the world

    A wholesale bead store recently opened in South Tucson.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

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  1. "Major league hitters, after you go through the order once or twice, get a bead on you, and he didn't let them," Boston manager Terry Francona said.
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Terry Francona Source: Forbes

  2. "It's like trying to catch a chicken," Rockies manager Clint Hurdle said. "Every time you think you've got a bead on it, it was gone."
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Clint Hurdle Source: USA Today

  3. "I was running back and Andruw was yelling, 'Get back! Get back!' I don't know why he was yelling," Harris said. "I saw the ball. It just kept going and going like the Energizer Bunny. I felt I had a bead on it the whole time, but it kept...
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Willie Harris Source: Seattle Times

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