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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bird or other animal that makes a nest.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bird that has built (or is building) a nest
  • n. someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it


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