nestle

[nes-uhl]
verb (used without object), nestled, nestling.
1.
to lie close and snug, like a bird in a nest; snuggle or cuddle.
2.
to lie or be located in a sheltered spot; be naturally or pleasantly situated: a cottage nestling in a pine grove.
3.
Archaic.
a.
to make or have a nest.
b.
to make one's home; settle in a home.
verb (used with object), nestled, nestling.
4.
to settle or ensconce snugly: He nestled himself into the hay for a short nap.
5.
to put or press confidingly or affectionately: She nestled her head on his shoulder.
6.
to provide with or settle in a nest, as a bird.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English nestlen, Old English nestlian, cognate with Dutch nestelen. See nest, -le

nestler, noun
unnestled, adjective
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nestle (ˈnɛsəl)
 
vb
1.  (intr; often foll by up or down) to snuggle, settle, or cuddle closely
2.  (intr) to be in a sheltered or protected position; lie snugly
3.  (tr) to shelter or place snugly or partly concealed, as in a nest
 
[Old English nestlian. See nest]
 
'nestler
 
n

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nestle
O.E. nestlian "build a nest," from nest (see nest). Figurative sense of "settle (oneself) comfortably, snuggle" is first recorded 1547.
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Example sentences
Occasionally someone speeds by with an open laptop nestled between elbow and
  wrist, headed to one of many meetings.
Suddenly, waiters appeared carrying large silver trays piled with bottles of
  champagne nestled in ice.
He points to his war club, nestled against his thigh, and then his head.
Early automatic watches, nestled in their owners' watch pockets, didn't get
  bounced around enough to work well.
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