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Meaning of LAIR

Pronunciation:  lehr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the habitation of wild animals
 

LAIR is a 4 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: den
 
 See Also: habitation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lair\, n. [OE. leir, AS. leger; akin to D. leger, G. lager
couch, lair, OHG. laga?, Goth. ligrs, and to E. lie. See
{Lie} to be prostrate, and cf. {Layer}, {Leaguer}.]
1. A place in which to lie or rest; especially, the bed or
   couch of a wild beast.

2. A burying place. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

3. A pasture; sometimes, food. [Obs.] --Spenser.

 
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