Definition of Nidify

1. Verb. (zoology) To make a nest. ¹



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Definition of Nidify

1. to nest [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES] - See also: nest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nidify

nidgeries
nidgery
nidget
nidgets
nidi
nidicolous
nidificate
nidificated
nidificates
nidificating
nidification
nidifications
nidified
nidifies
nidifugous
nidify (current term)
nidifying
niding
nidings
nidopallia
nidopallium
nidopalliums
nidor
nidorose
nidorosity
nidorous
nidors
nids
nidulant

Literary usage of Nidify

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"See LAIR, GROUP, RESORT. nest, vi 1. nidify (learned or rare), nidificate (rare). 2. See LODGE. net, n. 1. toil (now usually in pi. ..."

2. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1851)
"... when at Achil in June 1834, that puffins nidify in immense numbers on Bills Rock, near that island ; —the greatest breeding-haunt of rock-birds known to ..."

3. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"At the beginning of August, when we arrived in Weimar, almost every one was away —" at the Baths," of course — except the tradespeople. As birds nidify in ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"Their nests are covered with moss; never with lichens. The finches nidify in October; the condors in February ; the hummers in April. ..."

5. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1821)
"Sir M. IV. nidify could not help remarking upon the observation that this clause, if passed, would be productive of great inconvenience to the citizens of ..."

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