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Nestle

Nes´tle
v. i.1.To make and occupy a nest; to nest.
[imp. & p. p. Nestled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Nestling .]
The kingfisher . . . nestles in hollow banks.
- L'Estrange.
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.
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).
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.
v. t.1.To house, as in a nest.
2.To cherish, as a bird her young.
Noun1.nestle - a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
Synonyms: cuddle, snuggle
Verb1.nestle - 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"
2.nestle - lie in a sheltered position; "The little cottage nestles in the forest"
3.nestle - position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"
Synonyms: snuggle
arm, armor, bed, bless, bundle, burrow, champion, cloak, compass about, copyright, cover, cradle, croodle, cuddle up, curl up, cushion, defend, ensure, fence, fend, guarantee, guard, harbor, haven, huddle, insure, keep, keep from harm, lap, make safe, nuzzle, patent, police, protect, put to bed, register, ride shotgun for, safeguard, screen, secure, shelter, shield, shroud, snug, snug up, snuggle, snuggle up to, tuck in, underwrite
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