After his prepared remarks, the president riffed his way through a question and answer session in the lion's den.
When she got up at two the next afternoon, Jerry Lee was still up, drinking in his den.
Having observed this guy for 40 years, I knew that engaging him in his den—even with my blue American passport—was too risky.
But fairness can have consequences in a den of thieves; poor Enrico was killed in a mysterious plane crash in 1962.
As Perryman walked into the den, the Killer was sitting with his feet up in his favorite recliner chair.
But he was just out of the den after his long winter sleep and savage with hunger.
Yates threw off his coat, and went to work as if he were in his own den in the Argus building.
Ich habe den ganzen Berg umgangen, den wir gebaut, und fand eine Stelle, die man loslsen und hinabwlzen kann.
This was not surprising, for the den was only half a mile away.
If possible find a suitable tree over a den or close to a runway.
Old English denn "wild animal's lair," from Proto-Germanic *danjan (cf. Middle Low German denne "lowland, wooded vale, den," Old English denu "valley," Old Frisian dene "down," Old High German tenni, German tenne "threshing floor," from PIE *dan- "low ground"). Sense of "small room" is 1771, originally colloquial.
a lair of wild beasts (Ps. 10:9; 104:22; Job 37:8); the hole of a venomous reptile (Isa. 11:8); a recess for secrecy "in dens and caves of the earth" (Heb. 11:38); a resort of thieves (Matt. 21:13; Mark 11:17). Daniel was cast into "the den of lions" (Dan. 6:16, 17). Some recent discoveries among the ruins of Babylon have brought to light the fact that the practice of punishing offenders against the law by throwing them into a den of lions was common.