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Noun1.birdnest - nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their youngbirdnest - nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young
aerie, aery, eyrie, eyry - the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
nest - a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
Verb1.birdnest - gather birdnestsbirdnest - gather birdnests; "They went birdnesting in the early morning"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
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95 depending on whether you come for lunch or dinner) is three courses (plus appetisers), with birdnest scallops, prawn paste seaweed roll, lobster tail in white wine sauce and the Chef's Special red curry lamb.
After 30 years as a BMW parts manager he became restless six months into retirement and a year ago began making birdnest boxes and giving them to friends, family and neighbours.
If not, just look at the band themselves with their birdnest beards, diesel-stained dungarees, tie-dye T-shirts and trucker caps and you should get the picture.