Definition of crow's nest in English:

crow's nest

Syllabification: crow's nest

noun

  • A shelter or platform fixed near the top of the mast of a vessel as a place for a lookout to stand.
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    • They appeared to use every location on the ship, including one couple who specialised in the crow's-nest.
    • Orchestra and conductor, perched on a crow's-nest staging vertically above the sea, need a head for heights as well as musical virtuosity, and the audience needs a disciplined ear if its head is not to be turned by the setting.

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noun
used to address an English nobleman