Definition of harbour. Meaning of harbour. Synonyms of harbour

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Definition of harbour

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Harbor Har"bor, v. t. [Written also harbour.] [imp. & p. p. Harbored; p. pr. & vb. n. Harboring.] [OE. herberen, herberwen, herbergen; cf. Icel. herbergja. See Harbor, n.] To afford lodging to; to enter as guest; to receive; to give a refuge to; indulge or cherish (a thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought). Any place that harbors men. --Shak. The bare suspicion made it treason to harbor the person suspected. --Bp. Burnet. Let not your gentle breast harbor one thought of outrage. --Rowe.
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Harbor Har"bor, n. [Written also harbour.] [OE herbor, herberwe, herberge, Icel. herbergi (cf. OHG. heriberga), orig., a shelter for soldiers; herr army + bjarga to save, help, defend; akin to AS. here army, G. heer, OHG. heri, Goth. harjis, and AS. beorgan to save, shelter, defend, G. bergen. See Harry, 2d Bury, and cf. Harbinger.] 1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter. [A grove] fair harbour that them seems. --Spenser. For harbor at a thousand doors they knocked. --Dryden. 2. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 3. (Astrol.) The mansion of a heavenly body. [Obs.] 4. A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water, either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or haven.

Meaning of harbour from wikipedia

- A harbor (American English) or harbour (British English; see spelling differences) (synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships...
- David Kenneth Harbour (born April 10, 1975) is an American actor. He gained recognition for his portrayal of Jim Hopper in the Netflix science fiction...
- Killary Harbour (Irish: An Caoláire Rua) is a fjord (or possibly a fjard) located in the west of Ireland, in northern Connemara, and the border between...
- Conception Harbour is a town on the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is in Division 1 on Conception Bay. According to the 2016...
- Fulford Harbour is a residential community on the southeast side of Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, located near the island's southern end. Fulford...
- and is the oldest harbour in Ghana. The Takoradi harbour and the Tema Harbour are the only harbours in Ghana. The idea for the construction of the port...
- The harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) is one of seven species of porpoise. It is one of the smallest marine mammals. As its name implies, it stays...
- Mulberry harbours were temporary portable harbours developed by the United Kingdom during the Second World War to facilitate the rapid offloading of cargo...
- Market Harbour is a solo album by The Wildhearts frontman Ginger, released in January 2008 on Round Records....
- The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an Australian heritage-listed steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and...
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