|Origin:||nestlian, from nest|
1 [intransitive,transitive always + adverb/preposition]
to move into a comfortable position, pressing your head or body against someone or against something soft:
Sarah lay there peacefully, the child nestling by her side.
He nestled his head against her shoulder.
2 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]DN literary
to be surrounded by something, especially hills or countryside:
a tiny village nestling among the foothills of the French Alps