Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of nestle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Thank you," said Madame Morenski as Peter again nestled his head against her shoulder.

    Katrinka: The Story of a Russian Child

  • The distant city was a bright coin nestled in darkness, the fireworks of New Pretty Town the barest cold-blue shimmer.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • When the clerk at the ice cream parlor handed Dad his change, he would show me the few coins nestled in his palm.

    From On High

  • When the clerk at the ice cream parlor handed Dad his change, he would show me the few coins nestled in his palm.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • The distant city was a bright coin nestled in darkness, the fireworks of New Pretty Town the barest cold-blue shimmer.

    Uglies

  • The distant city was a bright coin nestled in darkness, the fireworks of New Pretty Town the barest cold-blue shimmer.

    Uglies

  • Margot nestled closer, her eyes bright with excitement.

    Days of the Discoverers

  • But deLutis 'dishes can also highlight complementary flavors, so rather than the usual melted-butter accompaniment, curls of escargot nestled in their shells share a frothy fennel consommé bath with light nibs of gnocchi made with white beans rather than the standard potatoes ($13).

    Baltimore City Paper

  • Initial reports out of Salt Lake City suggested Seitz's overall price tag nestled just over the $200,000 mark plus a share of any potential sale, but Nowak said "the reports are not accurate about what we've spent" on the deal.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • And Gentle Readers who have read the updated version of this post will find a familiar name nestled next to the entry for India in the left right column.]

    Archive 2006-11-01

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