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What is another word for nestling?

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A bird that is too young to leave its nest
“Mating for life, the birds share the duties of feeding a young nestling by regurgitation.”
A young hawk or falcon in the nest, or that has not yet fledged
A very young child or toddler
A warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate animal distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, a beak, and typically by being able to fly
Present participle for to settle or lie comfortably within or against something
“It would be wrong to either rush to condemn the incumbent for increasing our visibility as a target, or to nestle in the comforting bosom of a father figure.”
Present participle for to set or settle firmly or comfortably
“I nestle into the cozy armchair and sip a warm cup of tea, finding comfort and relaxation.”
Present participle for to lie half-hidden or in shelter
“The small bird decided to nestle among the tree branches, enjoying the safety and warmth of its hidden spot.”
Present participle for to touch or stroke gently or lovingly
Present participle for to curl one's body into a small space
Present participle for to hold or prop up, especially gently or protectively
Present participle for to stay somewhere temporarily
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