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Overview of noun nest

The noun nest has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (14) nest

(a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young)

2. (1) nest

(a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers")

3. nest

(a cosy or secluded retreat)

4. nest

(a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves")

5. nest

(furniture pieces made to fit close together)


Overview of verb nest

The verb nest has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) nest

(inhabit a nest, usually after building; "birds are nesting outside my window every Spring")

2. (2) nest

(fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls")

3. cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close

(move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags")

4. nest

(gather nests)

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