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The answer NEST has 1527 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of nest in various dictionaries:
noun - a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
noun - a kind of gun emplacement
noun - a cosy or secluded retreat
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|It may be out on a limb|
|It may be feathered|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|The Baltimore Oriole is also called a hangbird because it builds a hanging one of these structures|
|Some creatures are nidicolous, meaning they remain in these for a while after birth|
|Also a home for hummingbirds, it becomes "empty" when the last child leaves home|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|(of a bird or other animal) use or build a nest.|
|a place filled with undesirable people, activities, or things.|
|a set of similar objects of graduated sizes, made so that each smaller one fits into the next in size for storage.|
|a structure or place made or chosen by a bird for laying eggs and sheltering its young.|
|a structure or other place where creatures, esp. birds, give birth or leave their eggs to develop|
|to build a nest, or live in a nest:|
|a set of things that are similar but different in size and have been designed to fit inside each other:|
|a place where something unpleasant or unwanted has developed:|
|a comfortable home:|
|a structure built by birds or insects to leave their eggs in to develop, and by some other animals to give birth or live in:|
A nest is a structure built by certain animals to hold eggs, offspring, and, occasionally, the animal itself. Although nests are most closely associated with birds, members of all classes of vertebrates and some invertebrates construct nests. They may be composed of organic material such as twigs, grass, and leaves, or may be a simple depression in the ground, or a hole in a rock, tree, or building. Human-made materials, such as string, plastic, cloth, or paper, may also be used. Nests can be found in all types of habitat.|
* Nest building is driven by a biological urge known as the nesting instinct in birds and mammals. Generally each species has a distinctive style of nest. Nest complexity is roughly correlated with the level of parental care by adults. Nest building is considered a key adaptive advantage among birds, and they exhibit the most variation in their nests ranging from simple holes in the ground to elaborate communal nests hosting hundreds of individuals. Nests of prair