Definition of Nestful

1. n. As much or many as will fill a nest.



Definition of Nestful

1. Noun. As much or many as will fill a nest. ¹

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Definition of Nestful

1. enough to fill a nest [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nestful

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

Literary usage of Nestful

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

1. The Garter Mission to Japan (1906)
"of a nestful of hungry little mouths, all of which must be fed ! We could see but little of the town, for the rain was pitiless. ..."

2. Mother's Day: Its History, Origin, Celebration, Spirit, and Significance as by Susan Tracy Rice, Robert Haven Schauffler (1915)
"VI I had a nestful of my own, Ah happy, happy I! Right dearly I loved them; but when they were grown They spread out their wings to fly — O, one after one ..."

3. The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American by Charlotte Fiske Bates (1910)
"I had a nestful once of my own, Ah, happy, happy 1! Kight dearly I loved them; but when they were grown They spread out their wings to fly — Oh, ..."

4. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"Shall never light on a prouder sitter, A fairer nestful, nor ever know A softer sound than their ... I had a nestful once of ray own, Ah, happy, happy I! ..."

5. Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainments: And for the Use of edited by Robert McLean Cumnock (1898)
"I had a nestful once of my own, Ah happy, happy I! Right dearly I loved them; but when they were grown. They spread out their wings to fly. ..."

6. Classic Selections from the Best Authors by Samuel Silas Curry (1888)
"I had a nestful once of my own, Ah happy, happy I! Hight dearly I loved them: but when they were grown They spread out their wings to fly — O, one after one ..."

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