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    nest - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nest

    Definition
    (noun) a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young Definition
    (noun) a kind of gun emplacement
    Example Sentence
    • a machine-gun nest
    • a nest of snipers
    Definition
    (noun) a cosy or secluded retreat Definition
    (noun) a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality
    Example Sentence
    • a nest of thieves
    Definition
    (noun) furniture pieces made to fit close together Definition
    (verb) inhabit a nest, usually after building
    Example Sentence
    • birds are nesting outside my window every Spring
    Definition
    (verb) fit together or fit inside
    Example Sentence
    • nested bowls
    Definition
    (verb) move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
    Synonyms : cuddle , draw close , nestle , nuzzle , snuggle
    Example Sentence
    • We cuddled against each other to keep warm
    • The children snuggled into their sleeping bags
    Definition
    (verb) gather nests
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