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Verb: nestle  ne-sul
  1. Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cosy position
    "We nestled against each other to keep warm";
    - cuddle, snuggle, nest, nuzzle, draw close, cosy up [Brit, Cdn], cozy up [N. Amer], cosy [Brit, Cdn], cozy [N. Amer]
  2. Lie in a sheltered position
    "The little cottage nestles in the forest"
  3. Position comfortably
    "The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow";
    - snuggle
Noun: nestle  ne-sul
  1. A close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
    - cuddle, snuggle

Derived forms: nestled, nestles, nestling

Type of: cling to, clutch, embrace, embracement, embracing, hold close, hold tight, lay, lie, place, pose, position, put, set

Encyclopedia: Nestle