bird's nest

noun
1.
nest ( def 1 ).
2.
Angling. backlash ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1590–1600

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Example sentences
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.
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