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Definition of "nestful" [nest•ful]

  • As much or many as will fill a nest. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nestful" in a sentence
  • "And then, coming back to the cave one day with a nestful of young-hatched pheasants, I found Lop-Ear had killed the puppy and was just beginning to eat him."
  • "But rather than mimic the sound of a single warbler, the cuckoo can sing like an entire nestful."
  • ""To the broody hen the notion would probably seem monstrous that there should be a creature in the world to whom a nestful of eggs was not the utterly fascinating and precious and never-to-be-too-much-sat-upon object which it is to her.""