Definition of Nestlers

1. Noun. (plural of nestler) ¹



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Definition of Nestlers

1. nestler [n] - See also: nestler

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nestlers

nested
nestedness
nester
nesters
nestful
nestfuls
nestin
nesting
nesting behaviour
nesting habitat
nesting place
nestings
nestle
nestled
nestler
nestlers (current term)
nestles
nestless
nestlike
nestling
nestlingly
nestlings
nestmate
nestmates
nestohedra
nestohedron
nestor
nestors
nests
nestsful

Literary usage of Nestlers

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

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1857)
"... travellers in that region would do service to science by bringing home a few valves, that it may be found how far the small nestlers correspond, ..."

2. The Metropolitan (1833)
"... and laughing, would draw her little nestlers closer to her womanly bosom, and so answer the good man. often roused others from a darker slumber than ..."

3. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1900)
"These are mostly true borers, but others are nestlers that find shelter in the holes made by the boring species ..."

4. Catalogue of the Collection of Mazatlan Shells in the British Museum by Philip Pearsall Carpenter (1857)
"Like other nestlers (unlike the true borers, which are moderately constant in form) it is extremely irregular. Many well characterized species might be made ..."

5. American Journal of Conchology by George Washington Tryon, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Conchological Section (1871)
"Found four more species in the cavities made by borers in the clay-rock, making in all nine borers and five nestlers. Sept. 24th. Dredged in afternoon for ..."

6. Making Advertisements and Making Them Pay by Roy Sarles Durstine (1920)
"The rut-nestlers welcomed the word camouflage when it arrived from France — welcomed it, ran it into every possible piece of copy, twisted it this way and ..."

7. Life in Washington: And Life Here and There by Mary Jane Windle (1859)
"... and decked our foreheads like would-be duchesses; again we take the "pet seat," and tell long stories from fairy-books to the little nestlers around us, ..."

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