Fageeh decided to test out the big city waters of New York, so he applied to Columbia University and nested in Harlem.
He found the sails safe in the barn, where muskrats had nested in the folds.
At some time in the past birds had nested there, but that was all.
The inconsistent handling of nested quotes, with single or double quotation marks for the inner quote, is unchanged.
They nested, as usual, deep in the bank below, in a hollow formed by her roots.
The pair that nested in the western portion of the island fed along the sand fill or along the bases of the marsh-elder.
They nested in their old corner under the eaves of Caspar's gable-roof.
I found the nests of all eight pairs of Seaside Sparrows which nested on the Lavallette study island in 1955.
This season the mother robin had nested upon the top of the beaver house.
M. G. Vaiden tells me of a pair that nested in the tool box of a log-loading machine that was in daily operation, hauling logs.
Old English nest "bird's nest, snug retreat," also "young bird, brood," from Proto-Germanic *nistaz (cf. Middle Low German, Middle Dutch nest, German Nest), from PIE *nizdo- (cf. Sanskrit nidah "resting place, nest," Latin nidus "nest," Old Church Slavonic gnezdo, Old Irish net, Welsh nyth, Breton nez "nest"), probably from *ni "down" + *sed- (1) "to sit" (see sedentary).
Used since Middle English in reference to various accumulations of things (e.g. a nest of drawers, early 18c.). Nest egg "retirement savings" is from 1700, originally "a real or artificial egg left in a nest to induce the hen to go on laying there" (c.1600).