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bird's nest


noun

nest(def 1).
Angling. backlash(def 4).

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Nearby words

bird watcher, bird woman, bird's beak, bird's eye view, bird's mouth, bird's nest, bird's-eye, bird's-eye chilli, bird's-eye maple, bird's-eye primrose, bird's-foot

Origin of bird's nest

First recorded in 1590–1600
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British Dictionary definitions for bird's-nest

bird's-nest


verb

(intr) to search for the nests of birds in order to collect the eggs
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