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Then we walked outside and saw the Met police raiding the crack den across the road. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He loved building dens and being in woodlands, so needed no convincing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All in the lion 's den. The Sun (2017)Parents called for the vice den to be shut. The Sun (2006)He would build me tree houses and dens in the garden and read me bedtime stories. The Sun (2015)Bars around the lions den were said to have been missing and a probe has begun. The Sun (2010)But then a squalid drinking den is no place to grow old. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They make a den in a hollow tree. Animals of the World (1993)Enter the world of the secret drinking den. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Building a den was my favourite thing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She would go out in the middle of the night to get him from crack dens. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Make a den with a blanket over the furniture. The Sun (2010)The front room could be a den, a study or a shop window. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But in many ways it is a miracle this 19th century drinking den is still standing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They were expected to go into the lion 's den and have their heads snapped off. The Sun (2013)Or as well as a lamb thrown into the lion 's den could go. The Sun (2006)Some suites also have secret dens, accessed by an ingenious staircase. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The next room is a den in which the walls are also upholstered, but this time in shimmering silk. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A den of vice and murder. The Sun (2014)The jockeys' room is a den of addictions, most of them harmful. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They used to play on the swings, now it's a drinking den. The Sun (2014)THEN: Mum alcoholic and house a drinking den. The Sun (2015)
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British English: den NOUN
A den is the home of certain types of wild animals such as lions or foxes.
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