"nestling" in the noun sense
1. nestling, baby bird
young bird not yet fledged
2. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling
a young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"
"they're just kids"
"`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
"nestling" in the verb sense
1. cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close
move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
"We cuddled against each other to keep warm"
"The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
lie in a sheltered position
"The little cottage nestles in the forest"
3. nestle, snuggle
"The baby nestled her head in her mother's elbow"
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