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Word: aerie

Definition: (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey


Sentences Containing 'aerie'

Although this squirrel often will make holes in trees for shelter, during the breeding season it constructs a large globular drey (or nest) in tree branches, roughly the size of an eagle’s aerie.
American Eagle also launched a direct competitor to Victoria's Secret, the underwear line Aerie, which is currently their biggest competitor within the younger customers.
Many using the surname "Geier" share an oral history attributing its origins to a heroic band of peasant villagers who climbed high to an aerie and clubbed to death a gigantic raptor (a "Geier") who had been stealing and eating human babies from their village.
Pink's competition in the lingerie market for 15–22 year old demographic includes Abercrombie Fitch and American Eagle Outfitters' Aerie.

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