Origin of nest egg
Examples from the Web for nest egg
If such a darling thing should happen as my winning the prize, Id put it all in the bank for a nest-egg, she thought.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Our Ministers foresaw our ill-success at sea, and prudently laid a nest-egg for a war on the Continent.Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
Ive got five dollars as a nest-egg, and Im going to start out on my own hook.Airship Andy|Frank V. Webster
Nest-Egg—The egg that the old hen measures to make new ones.
A course of years passed as a chef in Havanna and other places had gained him the nest-egg he desired.The Fortunate Isles|Mary Stuart Boyd