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Found 3 items, similar to nestling.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: nestle bersarang, mendekap
English → English (WordNet) Definition: nestling nestling n 1: young bird not yet fledged [syn: baby bird] 2: a young person of either sex; “she writes books for children”; “they're just kids”; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters" [syn: child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Nestling 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] Nestling \Nes"tling\ n. 1. A young bird which has not abandoned the nest. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] 2. A nest; a receptacle. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Nestling \Nes"tling\, a. Newly hatched; being yet in the nest. [1913 Webster]


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