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Synonyms for nest






Synonyms for nest

a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young

a kind of gun emplacement

a cosy or secluded retreat

Related Words

a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality

furniture pieces made to fit close together

inhabit a nest, usually after building

fit together or fit inside

move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

gather nests

References in classic literature ?
sanguinea emerge, carrying a pupa; but I was not able to find the desolated nest in the thick heath.
The masters determine when and where a new nest shall be formed, and when they migrate, the masters carry the slaves.
It would be easy to show that several distinct mental actions are commonly embraced by this term; but every one understands what is meant, when it is said that instinct impels the cuckoo to migrate and to lay her eggs in other birds' nests.
So it is with the nests of birds, which vary partly in dependence on the situations chosen, and on the nature and temperature of the country inhabited, but often from causes wholly unknown to us: Audubon has given several remarkable cases of differences in nests of the same species in the northern and southern United States.
But as ants, which are not slave-makers, will, as I have seen, carry off pupae of other species, if scattered near their nests, it is possible that pupae originally stored as food might become developed; and the ants thus unintentionally reared would then follow their proper instincts, and do what work they could.
But Peter never grows any older, and if we could be watching for him under the bridge to-night (but, of course, we can't), I daresay we should see him hoisting his night-gown and sailing or paddling toward us in the Thrush's Nest.
Other birds, said Solomon, omitted to line their nests with mud, and as a result they did not hold water.
Now they knew why they lined their nests with mud, and when Mrs.
So he commanded Tip to take off Jack's head and lie down with it in the bottom of the nest, and when this was done he ordered the Woggle-Bug to lie beside Tip.
Perceiving the intruders in their nest the birds flew down upon them with screams of rage.
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Nest may be looking to release a more affordable version of their thermostat, according to a (https://www.
Inter- and intra-specific fights for nesting cavities are common in the OMR indicating the nest site scarcity for hole-nesting birds mainly due to habitat degradation and/or urbanization in major parts of the Indian subcontinent (Bhatt et al.
We investigated avian daily nest survival in relation to variable habitat structure along a gradient from oak savanna to closed-canopy oak forest in the Cross Timbers ecoregion in southeastern Kansas.
Unlike most seabird species, Kittlitz's Murrelets do not nest in colonies, but instead nest solitarily at low densities.