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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lair  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lair 
  n  :  the  habitation  of  wild  animals  [syn:  {den}] 




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