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Ducks usually build their nests on the ground.
an ants' nest
She made herself a little nest out of blankets.
a nest of tables
Officials uncovered a nest of abuse and exploitation.
a nest of criminals/spies
All their children have flown the nest.
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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
the distance from the centre of a circle to its edge, or a straight line from the centre to the edge
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of nest from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.