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Definition of Shelter

Shelter
Shelter Shel"ter, v. i. To take shelter. There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in cool. --Milton.
Shelter
Shelter Shel"ter, n. [Cf. OE. scheltrun, shiltroun, schelltrome, scheldtrome, a guard, squadron, AS. scildtruma a troop of men with shields; scild shield + truma a band of men. See Shield, n.] 1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen. The sick and weak the healing plant shall aid, From storms a shelter, and from heat a shade. --Pope. 2. One who protects; a guardian; a defender. Thou [God] hast been a shelter for me. --Ps. lxi. 3. 3. The state of being covered and protected; protection; security. Who into shelter takes their tender bloom. --Young. Shelter tent,a small tent made of pieces of cotton duck arranged to button together. In field service the soldiers carry the pieces. Syn: Asylum; refuge; retreat; covert; sanctuary; protection; defense; security.

Meaning of Shelter from wikipedia

- Shelter may refer to: Shelter (building), a basic architectural structure or building that provides cover. Homeless shelter, a temporary residence for...
- Air raid shelters, also known as bomb shelters, are structures for the protection of non-combatants as well as combatants against enemy attacks from the...
- "No Shelter" is a song by Rage Against the Machine, released in 1998 on the Godzilla soundtrack. It can also be found as a bonus track on the Australian...
- A bivouac shelter is any of a variety of improvised camp site or shelter that is usually of a temporary nature, used especially by soldiers, persons engaged...
- Fallout Shelter is a free-to-play simulation video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios, with ****istance by Behaviour Interactive, and published by...
- "Gimme Shelter" is the opening track to the 1969 album Let It Bleed by the Rolling Stones. Greil Marcus, writing in Rolling Stone magazine at the time...
- The Shelter may refer to: The Shelter, a website dedicated to Francis Schaeffer The Shelter (The Twilight Zone), a 1961 episode of the television series...
- Amiriyah shelter bombing was an aerial attack that killed at least 408 civilians on 13 February 1991 during the Persian Gulf War, when an air-raid shelter ("Public...
- Take Shelter is a 2011 American psychological thriller drama film, written and directed by Jeff Nichols and starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain...
- A fallout shelter is an enclosed space specially designed to protect occupants from radioactive debris or fallout resulting from a nuclear explosion....
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