Nest

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

Direct anagrams of nest:

nets sent tens

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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en ens es et ne net sen set te ten

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