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crow's nest

noun

: a platform with short walls that is high on a ship's mast and from which you can see things (such as land and other ships) that are far away

Full Definition of CROW'S NEST

:  a partly enclosed platform high on a ship's mast for use as a lookout; also :  a similar lookout (as for traffic control)
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First Known Use of CROW'S NEST

1818
CROW'S NEST Defined for Kids

crow's nest

noun

Definition of CROW'S NEST for Kids

:  a partly enclosed place to stand high on the mast of a ship for use as a lookout

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