(redirected from flew the nest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
See: depart, flee, leave, race
References in periodicals archive ?
So they left just one branch still standing in the once-leafy street until the fledglings flew the nest.
In late August, the three chicks flew the nest successfully.
IT USED to be that parents worried what they would do once children flew the nest.
Wee Man, a three feet tall African vulture, flew the nest more than a week ago - and looks to be pursuing a new career as a Christmas tree fairy.
The council had hoped to continue its campaign against the demolition of the building, which is located off Bransford Road, St John's, until the sparrows flew the nest - which would normally have been in September.