crow'snest

crow's-nest

[krohz-nest]
noun
1.
Nautical. a platform or shelter for a lookout at or near the top of a mast.
2.
any similar platform raised high above the ground, as a lookout or a station for a traffic officer.
Also, crow's nest.


Origin:
1595–1605

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crow's-nest
 
n
a lookout platform high up on a ship's mast

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