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Nest-egg (A)

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Some money laid by. The allusion is to the custom of placing an egg in a hen’s nest to induce her to lay her eggs there. If a person has saved a little money, it serves as an inducement to him to increase his store.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Nerine
Nerissa
Nero
Nero of the North
Nero’s Friend
Nesr
Nesrem
Nessus
Nest
Nest-egg (A)
Nestor
Nestorians
Nethinim
Nettle
Nettles
Nettoyer (French)
Never
Never Say Die
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New Brooms sweep Clean