Definition for NEST'LE

NEST'LE, v.i. [nes'l.]

  1. To settle; to harbor; to lie close and snug, as a bird in her nest. The king-fisher nestles in hollow banks. L'Estrange. Their purpose was to fortify in some strong place of the wild country, and there nestle till succors came. Bacon.
  2. To move about in one's seat, like a bird when forming her nest; as, a child nestles.

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