from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One, such as a bird, that nests.
- n. Western U.S. A squatter, homesteader, or farmer who settles in cattle-grazing territory.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who nests.
- n. A person who intends to settle in an area without permanent residents; a settler, as distinct from an explorer or pioneer.
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