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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 ?
In the early epochs of our race, men dwelt in temporary huts, of bowers of branches, as easily constructed as a bird's-nest, and which they built,--if it should be called building, when such sweet homes of a summer solstice rather grew than were made with hands,--which Nature, we will say, assisted them to rear where fruit abounded, where fish and game were plentiful, or, most especially, where the sense of beauty was to be gratified by a lovelier shade than elsewhere, and a more exquisite arrangement of lake, wood, and hill.
I beg, therefore, to be understood as foregoing the bird's-nest.
Her head in particular was so strewn with scraps of gauze and cotton and bits of paper, and had so many queer odds and ends stuck all about it, that it looked like a bird's-nest.
Fennell achieved a "simple but elegant tree" with a "different and unique look, "by placing a wood root on top of the tree and decorating with pinecones, bird's-nests, and garland in grapevines.