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Adjective: nestled  ne-suld
  1. Drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection
    "saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside";
    - snuggled
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 [Brit, Cdn], cozy [N. Amer], cozy up [N. Amer], cosy up [Brit, Cdn]
  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

See also: close

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

Encyclopedia: Nestle, Marion