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It's under layers (4 letter answer)

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The answer NEST is very common and appears about once every 37 puzzles.

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NEST as a noun:

1. a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
2. a kind of gun emplacement; "a machine-gun nest"; "a nest of snipers"
3. a cosy or secluded retreat
4. a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality; "a nest of thieves"
5. furniture pieces made to fit close together

NEST as a verb:

1. inhabit a nest, usually after building; "birds are nesting outside my window every Spring"
2. fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
3. (cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close) = move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
4. gather nests