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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Young bird not yet fledged; A young person of either gender.

Usage examples (34)
  • Members of a group vie for the right to feed nestlings, undertake guard duty, even attack snakes.
  • Verb (used without object) : a cottage nestling in a pine grove
  • Verb (used with object) : He nestled himself into the hay for a short nap. ,She nestled her head on his shoulder
  • He picked out another nestling from the young brood, and again sailed away. for more
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