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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NESTED

They nested, as usual, deep in the bank below, in a hollow formed by her roots.

At some time in the past birds had nested there, but that was all.

She had a dimpled chin that nested in a fluffy blurr of lace.

What doth the blackbird in the boughs Sing all day to his nested spouse?

They nested in their old corner under the eaves of Caspar's gable-roof.

This season the mother robin had nested upon the top of the beaver house.

When they nested in posts they used at times much larger prey.

Two years running a bird had nested in the cornice over the porch.

Already the place where we nested is frozen and covered with snow.

But these imaginations will not be driven from the heart where they have once nested.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English nistan "to build nests," from Proto-Germanic *nistijanan, from the source of nest (n.). The modern verb is perhaps a new formation in Middle English from the noun. Related: Nested; nesting.

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