a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
a cosy or secluded retreat
a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality
a kind of gun emplacement
furniture pieces made to fit close together
inhabit a nest, usually after building
move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
fit together or fit inside
The bed or receptacle prepared by a fowl for holding her eggs and for hatching and rearing her young.
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.
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.
An aggregated mass of any ore or mineral, in an isolated state, within a rock.
A collection of boxes, cases, or the like, of graduated size, each put within the one next larger.
A compact group of pulleys, gears, springs, etc., working together or collectively.