verb (used without object), nes·tled, nes·tling.
- to make or have a nest.
- to make one's home; settle in a home.
verb (used with object), nes·tled, nes·tling.
Origin of nestle
Examples from the Web for nestle
“It was tough to get the Star of David to nestle within the right patch of chest hair,” jokes Wilkinson.Creating American Hustle’s Sexy, Oscar-Nominated Look: From Pasties to The Plaza|Marlow Stern|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last year, Breyer sold his stock in Nestle so he could participate in a case involving that company.
Her father was much away, and in the evenings she could go into his room and nestle in his easy chair without fear of repulse.Tales from Dickens|Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
The huts of the natives and the dwelling-houses of the Europeans nestle among groves of the slender coco-palm.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
“The note of the nestle,” laughed Katherine, and yawned again.Betty Wales Freshman|Edith K. Dunton
It is too nestle by the pin grove shirr, all agree to the counting ate ate pall.Geography and Plays|Gertrude Stein
In cold weather they nestle together with their feet towards the fire, promiscuously.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society
British Dictionary definitions for nestle
Word Origin for nestle
Word Origin and History for nestle
Old English nestlian "build a nest," from nest (see nest (n.)). Figurative sense of "settle (oneself) comfortably, snuggle" is first recorded 1540s. Related: Nestled; nestling.