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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A platform high up on the mast from which sailors can keep a lookout.

Usage examples (30)
  • I knew where I wanted to go: up to the crow's-nest.
  • This was his eyrie, the great crow's-nest of his palace.
  • If only they had stayed in the crow's-nest this might not have happened.
  • Climbing along the mast, we pass an oval hatch marking the location of the crow's-nest. for more
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