Definitions for lairlɛər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lairlɛər(n.)

  1. a den or resting place of a wild animal.

  2. a secret retreat or base of operations; hideout:

    a pirate's lair.

Origin of lair:

bef. 900; ME leir, OE leger bed, c. OS legar, Go ligrs bed, OHG leger bed, camp

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lair, den(noun)

    the habitation of wild animals

Wiktionary

  1. lair(Noun)

    A place inhabited by a wild animal, often a cave or a hole in the ground.

  2. lair(Noun)

    A place inhabited by a criminal or criminals, a superhero or a supervillain.

  3. lair(Verb)

    To mire.

  4. lair(Verb)

    To become mired.

  5. Origin: From leġer, from legran, from leǵh-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lair(noun)

    a place in which to lie or rest; especially, the bed or couch of a wild beast

  2. Lair(noun)

    a burying place

  3. Lair(noun)

    a pasture; sometimes, food


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

lair(noun)

the den of a wild beast

The bear had its lair among the rocks at the top of the valley.

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