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Said it's after a flying insect


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'a flying insect' is the definition.
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'said it's after' is the wordplay.
'said' becomes 'be' (I can't explain this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'it' becomes 'e' ('e' can mean 'electronic' which is similar to 'IT').
'after' means one lot of letters go next to another.

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(Other definitions for bee that I've seen before include "Hairy-bodied insect" , "Useful insect" , "Social worker possibly" , "Insect that bumbles?" , "Hymenopterous insect" .)

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