Definition of Nestfuls

1. nestful [n] - See also: nestful



Lexicographical Neighbors of Nestfuls

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

Literary usage of Nestfuls

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

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1862)
"... for the pilferers, thriving everywhere and destroying whole nestfuls of eggs, that I would intercede—only for those mighty plunderers associated from ..."

2. Fraser's Magazine (1870)
"... lant old eyes are the nestfuls of children, gay with all the hues of the rainbow, intermixed with their dark attendants, quite as fond of daring effects ..."

3. The Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1863)
"The swallows had time to hatch two nestfuls in a chimney while he finished the chimney-pot! Nevertheless he has moments of earnestness, and they leave ..."

4. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1870)
"... and then without applying for leave of absence, they walked oil and forgot to return till the two nestfuls of eggs were cold as snow balls. ..."

5. The Book of the Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1877)
"The swallows had time to hatch two nestfuls in a chimney while he finished the chimney-pot! Nevertheless he has moments of earnestness, and they leave ..."

6. Essays on the Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1864)
"The swallows had time to hatch two nestfuls in a chimney while he finished the chimney-pot! Nevertheless he has moments of earnestness, and they leave ..."

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