lair definition

  • noun:
    • The den or home of a wild animal.
    • A den or hideaway.
    • outdated A resting spot; a couch.
    • A place inhabited by a wild pet, frequently a cave or a hole when you look at the surface.
    • a spot populated by an unlawful or crooks, a superhero or a supervillain.
    • A place in which to rest or sleep; particularly, the sleep or settee of a wild creature.
    • A burying destination.
    • A pasture; occasionally, food.
    • A place for which to lay or sleep; a bed; a couch: now utilized just of, or with figurative reference to, the den or resting-place of a wild monster.
    • A litter, since rabbits; a stock.
    • An open pasture; a field.
    • Aportion of a burying-ground affording space sufficient for one or more graves; a burial-plot.
    • A Scotch as a type of lore.
    • Clay; planet.
    • Mire; a bog; a quagmire.
    • Soil; land; ground: within sense most likely confused with lair, 3.
    • the habitation of wildlife
  • verb:
    • To mire.
    • To become mired.
  • others:
    • To sink whenever wading in snow, dirt, or quagmire.
    • To put or have added a lair or den.
    • To shelter; hold as in a lair.
    • To lie (on); sleep inactively.
    • To enter a lair; lie-down (in); lurk.

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