8 Definitions of Nest
The meaning of the word nest, the definition of Nest:
n. - The bed or receptacle prepared by a fowl for holding her eggs and for hatching and rearing her young.
n. - Hence: the place in which the eggs of other animals, as insects, turtles, etc., are laid and hatched; a snug place in which young animals are reared.
n. - A snug, comfortable, or cozy residence or situation; a retreat, or place of habitual resort; hence, those who occupy a nest, frequent a haunt, or are associated in the same pursuit; as, a nest of traitors; a nest of bugs.
n. - An aggregated mass of any ore or mineral, in an isolated state, within a rock.
n. - A collection of boxes, cases, or the like, of graduated size, each put within the one next larger.
n. - A compact group of pulleys, gears, springs, etc., working together or collectively.
v. i. - To build and occupy a nest.
v. t. - To put into a nest; to form a nest for.
The word "nest" uses 4 letters: E N S T
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after nest, or to nest in any order:
a - antes etnas nates neats stane b - bents c - cents scent d - dents tends e - sente teens tense g - gents h - hents shent thens i - inset neist nites senti stein tines tsine o - notes onset seton steno stone tones p - spent r - nerts rents stern terns s - nests t - netts stent tents u - tunes unset v - vents w - newts y - tynes
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