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A person's snug or secluded retreat
“No sooner are you snug in your new nest than you find that units on your floor are being used as a hotel, with people coming and going.”
A structure or place made or chosen by a bird for laying eggs and sheltering its young
“The female stays on the nest and broods the young for the first week or so after they hatch.”
A place where an insect or other animal breeds or shelters
“In others, it may include completion of a rite of passage, such as getting buried up to your chin in an ant nest on your thirteenth birthday.”
A place filled with undesirable people, activities, or things
“Welfare is now seen as a tool for training the impoverished, not a nest of dependence or a barrier to performance.”
A set of similar objects of graduated sizes, made so that each smaller one fits into the next in size for storage
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“In the burial chamber, a nest of four golden shrines, each sitting within the other, are removed, to reveal a stone sarcophagus.”
A locality or habitat where something is found in natural abundance, and also where it typically thrives
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A place one lives in or frequently visits
Temporary place to stay or sleep
A family of birds or other young animals produced at one hatching or birth
An outer covering, typically used for protection
To stay or rent accommodation at a place
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