"nestle" Definition

  1. v. i. To make and occupy a nest; to nest.
  2. v. i. 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.
  3. v. i. 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.
  4. v. t. To house, as in a nest.
  5. v. t. To cherish, as a bird her young.

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Position in dictionary: 65639 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., v. i., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "nestle": 2
Words that end with "nestle": 2
Words that contain "nestle": 3
Next words in dictionary: nestled, nestling, nestor, nestorian, nestorianism
Previous words in dictionary: nestfuls, nestful, nest, nesslerize, ness

English Dictionary Definition of nestle

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