Definition of Shelter. Meaning of Shelter. Synonyms of Shelter

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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

- Look up shelter or shelters in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Shelter may refer to: Shelter (building), a small building giving temporary protection...
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- Shelter Insurance Company is a mutual insurance company which focuses on auto, property, business, and life Insurance. It operates in fifteen U.S. states...
- 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, or people...
- Air raid shelters are structures for the protection of non-combatants as well as combatants against enemy attacks from the air. They are similar to bunkers...
- "Gimme Shelter" is a song by English rock band the Rolling Stones. Released as the opening track from band's 1969 album Let it Bleed. The song covers...
- 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...
- emergency shelter is a place for people to live temporarily when they cannot live in their previous residence, similar to homeless shelters. The main...
- A fallout shelter is an enclosed space specially designated to protect occupants from radioactive debris or fallout resulting from a nuclear explosion...
- "No Shelter" is a song by American rock band Rage Against the Machine, released in 1998 on the Godzilla soundtrack. It can also be found as a bonus track...