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English definition of “nestle”

nestle

verb [I or T, + adv/prep]     /ˈnes.l̩/
to rest yourself or part of your body in a warm , comfortable , and protected position : She nestled (her head ) against his shoulder .Comfortable and uncomfortable to be in, or put something in, a protected position , with bigger things around it: Bregenz is a pretty Austrian town that nestles between the Alps and Lake Constance.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
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