verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of nest
OTHER WORDS FROM nestnest·a·ble, adjectivenester, nounnestlike, adjectivenesty, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for nest
The suspicious eyes of the nester passed over Beaudry and came back to Dingwell.The Sheriff's Son|William MacLeod Raine
Dickman had been a nester, and since his death no one had occupied the house, and no one had come to claim his land.The Trail Horde|Charles Alden Seltzer
But the reference did not embarrass the nester in the least.Mavericks|William MacLeod Raine
The problem of a fighting “nester” was a new one to the cattlemen of that country.The Rustler of Wind River|G. W. Ogden
Then with a sigh she returned to the cabin, closed the door, and took up her vigil beside the nester.The Trail to Yesterday|Charles Alden Seltzer
British Dictionary definitions for nest
Derived forms of nestnester, nounnestlike, adjective
Word Origin for nest
Idioms and Phrases with nest
see empty nest; feather one's nest; foul one's nest; stir up a hornet's nest.