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lair

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English

Etymology

Old English leġer ‘couch, bed’.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lair

Plural
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  1. A place inhabited by a wild animal, often a cave or a hole in the ground.
  2. (figuratively) A place inhabited by a criminal or criminals, a superhero or a supervillain.

Synonyms

  • (of an animal): burrow (of some smaller mammals), den (of a lion or tiger)
  • (of a criminal): den, hide-out

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to lair

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to lair (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To mire.
  2. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To become mired.

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