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Main Entry: 1nest
Pronunciation: primarystressnest
Function: noun
1 a : a place or structure where eggs are laid and hatched or young are raised <a turtle's nest> <the nest of a bird> <a mouse's nest> b : the home or shelter of an animal (as a squirrel or chimpanzee)
2 a : a place of rest, retreat, or lodging : HOME <grown children who have left the nest> b : DEN 2, hangout <the robbers' nest>
3 : the occupants of a nest <a nest of baby birds>
4 : a group of objects made to fit one within another <a nest of measuring cups>

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