NEST MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Nest Definition & Synonyms

  1. (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.
  2. (n.) The bed or receptacle prepared by a fowl for holding her eggs and for hatching and rearing her young.
  3. (v. t.) To put into a nest; to form a nest for.
  4. (n.) A collection of boxes, cases, or the like, of graduated size, each put within the one next larger.
  5. (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.
  6. (n.) A compact group of pulleys, gears, springs, etc., working together or collectively.
  7. (n.) An aggregated mass of any ore or mineral, in an isolated state, within a rock.
  8. (v. i.) To build and occupy a nest.
  9. (v. t.) To put into a nest; to form a nest for.
  10. (n.) A collection of boxes, cases, or the like, of graduated size, each put within the one next larger.
  11. (v. i.) To build and occupy a nest.
  12. (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.
  13. (n.) An aggregated mass of any ore or mineral, in an isolated state, within a rock.
  14. (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.
  15. (n.) A compact group of pulleys, gears, springs, etc., working together or collectively.
  16. (n.) The bed or receptacle prepared by a fowl for holding her eggs and for hatching and rearing her young.


• Nestor Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A genus of parrots with gray heads. of New Zeland and papua, allied to the cockatoos. See Kaka.
  2. (n.) A genus of parrots with gray heads. of New Zeland and papua, allied to the cockatoos. See Kaka.


• Nestorian Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) relating to, or resembling, Nestor, the aged warior and counselor mentioned by Homer; hence, wise; experienced; aged; as, Nestorian caution.
  2. (a.) Of or relating to the Nestorians.
  3. (n.) An adherent of Nestorius, patriarch of Constantinople to the fifth century, who has condemned as a heretic for maintaining that the divine and the human natures were not merged into one nature in Christ (who was God in man), and, hence, that it was improper to call Mary the mother of Christ; also, one of the sect established by the followers of Nestorius in Persia, india, and other Oriental countries, and still in existence. opposed to Eutychian.
  4. (a.) relating to, or resembling, Nestor, the aged warior and counselor mentioned by Homer; hence, wise; experienced; aged; as, Nestorian caution.
  5. (n.) An adherent of Nestorius, patriarch of Constantinople to the fifth century, who has condemned as a heretic for maintaining that the divine and the human natures were not merged into one nature in Christ (who was God in man), and, hence, that it was improper to call Mary the mother of Christ; also, one of the sect established by the followers of Nestorius in Persia, india, and other Oriental countries, and still in existence. opposed to Eutychian.
  6. (a.) Of or relating to the Nestorians.


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