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Definition of 'nest'

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Noun

  1. a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  2. a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers"
  3. a cosy or secluded retreat
  4. a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves"
  5. furniture pieces made to fit close together

Verb

  1. inhabit a nest, usually after building; "birds are nesting outside my window every Spring"
  2. fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
  3. move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
       Synonyms: cuddle snuggle nestle nuzzle draw close
  4. gather nests


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