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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

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