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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
2. Hence: the place in which the eggs of other animals, as insects, turtles, etc., are laid and hatched; a snug place in which young animals are reared.
3. A snug, comfortable, or cozy residence or situation; a retreat, or place of habitual resort; hence, those who occupy a nest, frequent a haunt, or are associated in the same pursuit; as, a nest of traitors; a nest of bugs.
6. A compact group of pulleys, gears, springs, etc., working together or collectively.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To build and occupy a nest.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To put into a nest; to form a nest for.
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