nesting[ nest ]SEE DEFINITION OF nesting
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NESTING
They must be killed at the fountain head, in their nesting places.
Birds'-nesting and orchard-robbing are not in season together.
On one of these islands a small colony of herons were nesting.
They were late in nesting, for young veeries were out everywhere.
He had his instincts, indeed, and at bird's-nesting they almost amounted to prophecy.
But to send such a young fellow as that out a girl's-nesting!
They once adorned the mother bird at nesting time in some far marsh.
In the spring, the return is stimulated by the nesting instinct.
In nesting time the red-wing is indeed a citizen of the lowland.
You may seek in vain to discover the first sign of nesting among the birds.
1650s, "making or using a nest," past participle adjective from nest (v.). Of objects, "fitted into one another," from 1934.