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bird's nest

noun
1.
nest (def 1).
2.
Angling. backlash (def 4).
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
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Examples for bird's nest
  • The opening ceremony at the bird's nest this evening is spectacular, but with touches of the authoritarian.
  • Side two of the figure stone depicts a micro-carved skull which is also an egg in bird's nest in macro perspective.
  • The nests are harvested and each sold for hundreds of dollars to restaurants for bird's nest soup.
  • House specialties include diced beef, spring rolls, and bird's nest stew with prawns.
  • Some cultures will cook a bird's nest as part of soup ingredients.

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