beehouse, apiary, colony, stand, swarm, hive.
There was a crowd of roistering boys and rosy- cheeked girls, who made the old school- house hum like a beehive.
The inn on that side had been built into a small hill of beehive
shape, which had been partly levelled to make way for the foundations.
It was a huge glass house, with numberless doors, in and out of which butterflies were incessantly flying- reminding Griselda again of bees and a beehive.