The nest of a bird of prey or other large bird that builds in a lofty place; aerie.
The hawk's nest, or place where the eggs are laid if she has not built a proper nest.
Also spelled aerie. A gryphon's nest, commonly very huge and lined with gold; or a raptor's nest.
the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
a safehaven for a bird of prey -- it's usually a cave or secluded refuge located in the heights
(aerie) an eagle's nest