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Meaning of NEST EGG

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  1. [n]  device consisting of an artificial egg left in a nest to induce hens to lay their eggs in it
  2. [n]  a fund of money put by as a reserve
 Synonyms: savings
 See Also: device, fund, monetary fund



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