Definition of mare's nest
plural mare's nests or mares' nests
1 : a false discovery, illusion, or deliberate hoax
2 : a place, condition, or situation of great disorder or confusion <a mare's nest of intrigue and troubles with the money men — William Cole>
Examples of mare's nest
<the lack of planning had resulted in the city's evacuation being a mare's nest of epic proportions>
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