Definitions of nest:
  • noun:   a kind of gun emplacement
    Example: "A machine-gun nest"
  • noun:   furniture pieces made to fit close together
  • noun:   a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality
    Example: "A nest of thieves"
  • noun:   a cosy or secluded retreat
  • noun:   a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
  • verb:   inhabit a nest, usually after building
    Example: "Birds are nesting outside my window every Spring"
  • verb:   gather nests
  • verb:   fit together or fit inside
    Example: "Nested bowls"
  • verb:   move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #26223)

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