nest

Part of speech: verb

To place in a nest; supply with nests; place, as dishes, one inside another.

Part of speech: verb

To build a nest; hunt for nests.

Part of speech: noun

The place where a bird lays and hatches eggs and rears its young.

Part of speech: noun

Any cozy abode; a home; haunt.

Part of speech: noun

A set of similar things fitting into each other.

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Usage examples "nest":

  1. " Good- evening, Doctor; what a nest of roses you have here for a bachelor," was his jovial cry, as he entered the quaint little house, in which Sellick had now established himself. - "Cynthia Wakeham's Money", Anna Katharine Green.
  2. I'll wager I know more about the nest than any one hereabouts. - "King Matthias and the Beggar Boy", Nicholas Jósika.
  3. Never was such a nest of singing- birds. - "The Quest of the Golden Girl", Richard le Gallienne.