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nest

noun

1 nest

A structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young.

Roget 102: multitude; numerous etc. adj.; numerosity, numerality; multiplicity; profusion etc. (plenty) 639; legion, host; great number, ... show more

Roget 153: cause, origin, source, principle, element; occasioner, prime mover, primum mobile [Lat.]; vera causa [Lat.]; author etc. (producer) 164; mainspring; ... show more

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... show more

Dutch: nest
Polish: gniazdo



2 nest

A kind of gun emplacement.

3 nest

A cosy or secluded retreat.

4 nest

A gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality.

5 nest

Furniture pieces made to fit close together.

verb

1 nest

Inhabit a nest, usually after building.

2 nest

Fit together or fit inside.

3 nest

Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position.

synonyms: cuddle, draw close, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle.

Dutch: aanvlijen, knuffelen

4 nest

Gather nests.

Dutch: nestelen


Moby thesaurus: a mass of, a world of, abide, abiding place, abode, address, aerie, anchor, apiary, army, bee tree, beehive, berth, bevy, billet at, birthplace, bivouac, breeding place, brood, brooder ... show more.

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