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  • n. Plural form of hangnest.


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  • The whole structure bears some resemblance to the nests of the hangnests (Icteridae), with the exception that the cavity is at the top.

    Darwinism (1889)

  • On the other hand, how remarkable it is that the only small and brightly coloured birds of our own country in which the male and female are alike -- the tits and starlings -- either build in holes or construct covered nests; while the beautiful hangnests (Icteridae) of South

    Darwinism (1889)


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