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nestling

 
Noun nestling has 2 senses
  1. nestling, baby bird - young bird not yet fledged
    --1 is a kind of young bird
  2. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
    --2 is a kind of juvenile, juvenile person
    --2 has parts: child's body
    --2 has particulars:
     bairn; buster; changeling; child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder child; foster-child, fosterling; imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag; kiddy; orphan; peanut; pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny; poster child; preschooler; silly; sprog; toddler, yearling, tot, bambino; urchin; waif, street child
Verb nestle has 3 senses
  1. cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close - 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"
    --1 is one way to cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch
    Derived form: noun nestle1
    Sample sentences:
    The children nestle in the rocking chair
    There nestle some children in the rocking chair
  2. nestle - lie in a sheltered position; "The little cottage nestles in the forest"
    --2 is one way to
    lie
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. nestle, snuggle - position comfortably; "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"
    --3 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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