What does the word nest mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Anna Katharine Green
  2. I'll wager I know more about the nest than any one hereabouts. – King Matthias and the Beggar Boy by Nicholas Jósika
  3. Never was such a nest of singing- birds. – The Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne