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bird's nest

noun
1.
nest (def 1).
2.
Angling. backlash (def 4).
Origin of bird's nest
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600
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British Dictionary definitions for bird's-nest

bird's-nest

verb
1.
(intransitive) to search for the nests of birds in order to collect the eggs
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