Nestle


Nestle
Nestle Nes"tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Nestled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nestling}.] [AS. nestlian.] 1. To make and occupy a nest; to nest. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The kingfisher . . . nestles in hollow banks. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

2. To lie close and snug, as a bird in her nest; to cuddle up; to settle, as in a nest; to harbor; to take shelter. [1913 Webster]

Their purpose was to fortify in some strong place of the wild country, and there nestle till succors came. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The children were nestled all snug in their beds While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads. --Clement Clarke Moore (A Visit From St. Nicholas, (a poem [1823]) also called The {Night Before Christmas}). [PJC]

3. To move about in one's place, like a bird when shaping the interior of her nest or a young bird getting close to the parent; as, a child nestles. [1913 Webster]


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