See also: Nester
nester (plural nesters)
- One who nests.
- (US, historical) A person who intends to settle in an area without permanent residents; a settler, as distinct from an explorer or pioneer.
- 1964, John Hendrix, If I Can Do It Horseback: A Cow-Country Sketchbook, page 22:
- As cow camps were succeeded by the nesters, and towns came to grow at their sites, the springs continued to serve mankind both in an industrial way and as a playground for the ever-increasing population.