bird's nest


noun


Nearby words

  1. bird watcher,
  2. bird woman,
  3. bird's beak,
  4. bird's eye view,
  5. bird's mouth,
  6. bird's-eye,
  7. bird's-eye chilli,
  8. bird's-eye maple,
  9. bird's-eye primrose,
  10. 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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