dens

plural of den
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as in lairs
the shelter or resting place of a wild animal the foxes hid in their den until the bear finally left the area

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as in hideouts
a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others an abandoned building that is often used as a den by the city's petty criminals

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“Dens.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dens. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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