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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 den /ˈdɛn/
 獸穴,賊窩

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Den, v. i. To live in, or as in, a den.
    The sluggish salvages that den below.   --G. Fletcher.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Den n.
 1. A small cavern or hollow place in the side of a hill, or among rocks; esp., a cave used by a wild beast for shelter or concealment; as, a lion's den; a den of robbers.
 2. A squalid place of resort; a wretched dwelling place; a haunt; as, a den of vice. “Those squalid dens, which are the reproach of great capitals.”
 3. Any snug or close retreat where one goes to be alone. [Colloq.]
 4.  A narrow glen; a ravine; a dell. [Old Eng. & Scotch]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 den
      n 1: the habitation of wild animals [syn: lair]
      2: a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws [syn:
          hideout, hideaway]
      3: a unit of 8 to 10 cub scouts
      4: a room that is comfortable and secluded
      [also: denning, denned]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Den
    a lair of wild beasts (Ps. 10:9; 104:22; Job 37:8); the hole of
    a venomous reptile (Isa. 11:8); a recess for secrecy "in dens
    and caves of the earth" (Heb. 11:38); a resort of thieves (Matt.
    21:13; Mark 11:17). Daniel was cast into "the den of lions"
    (Dan. 6:16, 17). Some recent discoveries among the ruins of
    Babylon have brought to light the fact that the practice of
    punishing offenders against the law by throwing them into a den
    of lions was common.