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aerie: nest, or (esp. in S.) brood of a bird of prey, and particularly of hawks John V. ii. 149, R3 I. iii. 264; Ham. II. ii. 362 “aerie of children” (with reference to the young choristers of the Chapel Royal and St. Paul's, who acted plays).
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