Definitions for: Nestling

[n] young bird not yet fledged
[n] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty); "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"

Webster (1913) Definition: Nes"tling n.
1. A young bird which has not abandoned the nest. --Piers

2. A nest; a receptacle. [Obs.] --Bacon.

Nes"tling, a.
Newly hatched; being yet in the nest.

Synonyms: baby bird, child, fry, kid, minor, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster

See Also: bairn, bambino, buster, changeling, child's body, foster-child, imp, juvenile, juvenile person, kiddy, monkey, orphan, picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny, preschooler, pupil, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, scamp, schoolchild, silly, sprog, toddler, tot, urchin, waif, yearling, young bird

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