A machine-gun nest.
An example of a nest is where baby birds live.
An example of nest is for a turtle to make a living space for her growing young.
Attacked by a nest of hornets.
I am aspiring to leave the nest.
There would be much more room in the attic if you had nested all the empty boxes.
To nest boxes.
Origin of nest
- Middle English from Old English sed- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition