nestle

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nestle down (in something)

to settle down in something; to snuggle into something, such as a bed. They nestled down in their warm bed. Please nestle down and go to sleep.
See also: down, nestle

nestle (up) against someone or something

 and nestle up (to someone or something)
to lie close to someone or something; to cuddle up to someone or something. The kitten nestled up against its mother. The shivering puppy nestled up to Kathy.
See also: nestle
References in classic literature ?
None of us could budge; but Benny she slid around soft, with her tears running down, and stood by his side, and nestled his old gray head up against her and begun to stroke it and pet it with her hands, and nodded to us to go away, and we done it, going out very quiet, like the dead was there.
The youth nestled in it and rested, making a convenient rail support the flag.