Details of word NEST

Definition of nest

n. - The bed or receptacle prepared by a fowl for holding her eggs and for hatching and rearing her young.
n. - Hence: the place in which the eggs of other animals, as insects, turtles, etc., are laid and hatched; a snug place in which young animals are reared.
n. - A snug, comfortable, or cozy residence or situation; a retreat, or place of habitual resort; hence, those who occupy a nest, frequent a haunt, or are associated in the same pursuit; as, a nest of traitors; a nest of bugs.
n. - An aggregated mass of any ore or mineral, in an isolated state, within a rock.
n. - A collection of boxes, cases, or the like, of graduated size, each put within the one next larger.
n. - A compact group of pulleys, gears, springs, etc., working together or collectively.
v. i. - To build and occupy a nest.
v. t. - To put into a nest; to form a nest for.

Word "nest" contains 4 letters : E N S T

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