1) A set or series of similar objects, especially those crafted so that a smaller one can fit into one that is next in size.

1461 1 nest cofers, Hull

1489-90 8 nest countours, Hull

1524 I will my wif enyoye to hir owne use my nest of my goblettes, Guisborough

1531 a nest of bollis of silver with one covering, Wilton

1567 One nest of goblets with a cover, Richmond

1617 a nest of baskets, Ripley

1693 3 nests of boxes Ł1 10, Selby.

dates 1461 1489-1490 1524 1531 1567 1617 1693

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