bird's-nest


Also found in: Thesaurus.

bird's-nest

vb
(intr) to search for the nests of birds in order to collect the eggs

bird's-nest


Past participle: bird's-nested
Gerund: bird's-nesting

Imperative
bird's-nest
bird's-nest
Present
I bird's-nest
you bird's-nest
he/she/it bird's-nests
we bird's-nest
you bird's-nest
they bird's-nest
Preterite
I bird's-nested
you bird's-nested
he/she/it bird's-nested
we bird's-nested
you bird's-nested
they bird's-nested
Present Continuous
I am bird's-nesting
you are bird's-nesting
he/she/it is bird's-nesting
we are bird's-nesting
you are bird's-nesting
they are bird's-nesting
Present Perfect
I have bird's-nested
you have bird's-nested
he/she/it has bird's-nested
we have bird's-nested
you have bird's-nested
they have bird's-nested
Past Continuous
I was bird's-nesting
you were bird's-nesting
he/she/it was bird's-nesting
we were bird's-nesting
you were bird's-nesting
they were bird's-nesting
Past Perfect
I had bird's-nested
you had bird's-nested
he/she/it had bird's-nested
we had bird's-nested
you had bird's-nested
they had bird's-nested
Future
I will bird's-nest
you will bird's-nest
he/she/it will bird's-nest
we will bird's-nest
you will bird's-nest
they will bird's-nest
Future Perfect
I will have bird's-nested
you will have bird's-nested
he/she/it will have bird's-nested
we will have bird's-nested
you will have bird's-nested
they will have bird's-nested
Future Continuous
I will be bird's-nesting
you will be bird's-nesting
he/she/it will be bird's-nesting
we will be bird's-nesting
you will be bird's-nesting
they will be bird's-nesting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bird's-nesting
you have been bird's-nesting
he/she/it has been bird's-nesting
we have been bird's-nesting
you have been bird's-nesting
they have been bird's-nesting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bird's-nesting
you will have been bird's-nesting
he/she/it will have been bird's-nesting
we will have been bird's-nesting
you will have been bird's-nesting
they will have been bird's-nesting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bird's-nesting
you had been bird's-nesting
he/she/it had been bird's-nesting
we had been bird's-nesting
you had been bird's-nesting
they had been bird's-nesting
Conditional
I would bird's-nest
you would bird's-nest
he/she/it would bird's-nest
we would bird's-nest
you would bird's-nest
they would bird's-nest
Past Conditional
I would have bird's-nested
you would have bird's-nested
he/she/it would have bird's-nested
we would have bird's-nested
you would have bird's-nested
they would have bird's-nested
References in classic literature ?
But Joe, taking it up carefully with both hands, like a bird's-nest with eggs in it, wouldn't hear of parting with that piece of property, and persisted in standing talking over it in a most uncomfortable way.
And his wish were," said Joe, getting the bird's-nest under his left arm for the moment and groping in it for an egg with his right; "if no offence, as I would
I beg, therefore, to be understood as foregoing the bird's-nest.