niche

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Niche \Niche\ (n[i^]ch), noun [F., fr. It. nicchia, prop., a shell-like recess in a wall, fr. nicchio a shellfish, mussel, fr. L. mytilus.] A cavity, hollow, or recess, generally within the thickness of a wall, for a statue, bust, or other erect ornament. Hence, any similar position, literal or figurative.

Images defended from the injuries of the weather by niches of stone wherein they are placed. --Evelun.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

niche

noun

1: a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it; "he found his niche in the academic world"

2: a small concavity [syn: {recess}, {recession}, {niche}, {corner}]

3: an enclosure that is set back or indented [syn: {recess}, {niche}]

4: (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species) [syn: {niche}, {ecological niche}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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