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nest egg

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a sum of money set aside for a particular purpose
  • paid for the computer out of his nest egg

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“Nest egg.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nest%20egg. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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