from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To hunt or search for the nests of birds.

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

  • n. nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young
  • v. gather birdnests


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