Definition of bird's-nesting in English:
The action or practice of hunting for birds' nests in order to take the eggs.
- Scramble through the hedges, and jump the streams, and swing on the gates, and go birds-nesting in the hedges?
- We were out with my dad in the garden when we weren't bird's-nesting.
- Bird's-nesting is very like big-game shooting--you look out in places that, as a hunter, you know are likely haunts of the birds you want; you watch the birds fly in and out and you find the nest.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.