Definition of Nester

1. Noun. Someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it.

Exact synonyms: Homesteader, Squatter
Generic synonyms: Colonist, Settler
Derivative terms: Homestead



2. Noun. A bird that has built (or is building) a nest.
Generic synonyms: Bird
Derivative terms: Nest, Nest, Nest

Definition of Nester

1. Noun. One who nests. ¹

2. Noun. (''American historical'') A person who intends to settle in an area without permanent residents; a settler, as distinct from an explorer or pioneer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nester

1. one that nests [n -S] - See also: nests

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nester

nesslerizing
nessness
nest
nest box
nest boxes
nest egg
nest eggs
nestable
nestbox
nestboxes
nested
nestedness
nester (current term)
nesters
nestful
nestfuls
nestin
nesting
nesting behaviour
nesting habitat
nesting place
nestings
nestle
nestled
nestler
nestlers
nestles

Literary usage of Nester

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monopoly and Trade Restraint Cases: Including Conspiracy, Injunction, Quo by John Lewson (1908)
"Through several assignments by a member of this association nester and others became owners of a large claim against the association. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property by James Schouler (1918)
"... hay, grain, and gathered crops, readily divisible, wherein the exclusive appropriation or the sale v. nester, 70 Mich. 525, 38 NW 458. See Hardy v. ..."

3. The Story of the Cowboy by Emerson Hough (1897)
"The term "nester" was one applied in half contempt by the cattle men of the ... The nester might be a cowboy himself, who had met his fate in some pair of ..."

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