The definition of a lair is a secret, secluded or private place, especially one used by an animal.noun
A wolf's den is an example of a lair.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a bed or resting place of a wild animal; den
- any place of refuge or for hiding
Origin: ME lier < OE leger, lit., lying place, hence bed, couch (in Du, a camp) < Gmc base (*leg-) of licgan, to lie
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- The den or dwelling of a wild animal.
- A den or hideaway.
- Obsolete A resting place; a couch.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English leger; see legh- in Indo-European roots.