Definition Of nestle

noun

settle or lie comfortably within or against something.

the baby deer nestled in her arms

Example Of nestle

  • After a couple of weeks they have enough fur to survive the cold temperatures, and will often huddle together or nestle up to the doe to stay warm.

  • Barefoot and cross-legged, she nestles into a well-worn couch in the comfortable study-cum-studio that husband Tony de Beer built for her at their Westdene house.

  • Faux fur is everywhere for autumn, nestling comfortably alongside leather, suede and sheepskin on the rails.

  • Five or six birds - doves, robins, bluebirds - had perched on the windowsill, and were affectionately nestling against her hands and arms.

  • Fortunately he would find not a latter-day Sodom or Gomorrah just a delightful little village nestling at the southern edge of the moors.


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