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Definitions of nest:

part of speech: noun

The bed or dwelling made or chosen by a bird for the hatching of its eggs and the rearing of its young; a hatching place for insects, etc.; a cozy retreat; a haunt, or those who gather there; as, a nest of thieves; a number of boxes, one fitting inside another.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To build and occupy a nest.

part of speech: noun

The bed formed by a bird for hatching her young: the place in which the eggs of any animal are laid and hatched: a comfortable residence: the abode of a large number, often in a bad sense: a number of boxes each inside the next larger.

part of speech: noun

The bed or dwelling prepared by a bird for incubation, and for its young till able to fly; any place where Insects or small animals are produced; a warm, close place of abode; a number of persons dwelling together, in an ill sense, as a nest of thieves; a number of boxes or baskets placed one within the other; a set of small drawers.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place in a nest.

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