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Noun
A bird that is too young to leave its nest
“We provided food supplements to half of the nestlings in each nest during the nestling period.”
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A young human being below the age of puberty or below the legal age of majority
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A warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate animal distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, a beak, and typically by being able to fly
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
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Present participle for to establish or place comfortably or snugly
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“We had scarcely nestled the children in their beds when there was a knock at the door.”
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Present participle for to lie half-hidden or in shelter
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Present participle for to be situated
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Present participle for to curl, make curly, shape into curls
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Present participle for rent accommodation in another person's house
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Present participle for to hold gently as if in a cradle
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Present participle for to touch or stroke lovingly
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Present participle for hold close, cling to
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