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verb     nestle pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlenestling
past tensenestled
past participlenestled
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to find a comfortable and safe position to be in, or to put someone or something in such a position

    She nestled her head against his shoulder.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] mainly literary to be in a protected position

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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