Definition of crow's nest in English:

crow's nest

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noun

A shelter or platform fixed at the masthead 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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