Or a retiree who has bought this stock as his or her nest egg.
One fellow I know, who lost a sizable portion of his nest egg and lives off his investments, was a paragon of cheer and lightness.
Not enough to retire instantly to somewhere warm and beachy, but a pleasant increment to my nest egg.
Several times I searched nests for eggs, but somebody always had beaten me to it, as I never even found so much as a nest egg.
May it be the nest egg by means of which you may hatch out a great fortune.
But, achora, don't let them be widout a nest egg; an' whishper—maybe you'd breed a clackin' out o' them, that you might sell.
My fingers closed greedily over the bills; it was the nest egg, the beginning.
You insisted I should have a nest egg before you would murmur, 'I do'?
Boy, tell your mamma I sorry I ain' had no egg to send her 'cept just dat one nest egg.
"Better keep it for a nest egg then, Tom," laughed Collins, overflowing with animal spirits in view of their recent deliverance.
Saved money, esp for use in retirement or an enterprise, emergency, etc (1700+)