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n. pl. mare's nests or mares' nests
1. A hoax or fraud.
2. An extraordinarily complicated situation.
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|Noun||1.||mare's nest - a confused multitude of things |
disorderliness, disorder - a condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder"
rummage - a jumble of things to be given away
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