Har´bor   Pronunciation: här´bẽr
n.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.
3.(Astrol.) The mansion of a heavenly body.
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.
5.(Glass Works) A mixing box for materials.
Harbor dues
(Naut.) fees paid for the use of a harbor.
Harbor seal
(Zool.) the common seal.
Harbor watch
a watch set when a vessel is in port; an anchor watch.
v. t.1.To afford lodging to; to entertain as a guest; to shelter; to receive; to give a refuge to; to indulge or cherish (a thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought); as, to harbor a grudge.
[imp. & p. p. Harbored (-bẽrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Harboring.]
v. i.1.To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a harbor.
For this night let's harbor here in York.
- Shak.
Noun1.harbor - a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Synonyms: harbour, seaport, haven
2.harbor - a place of refuge and comfort and security
Synonyms: harbour
Verb1.harbor - maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
2.harbor - secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
Synonyms: harbour
3.harbor - keep in one's possession; of animals
Synonyms: harbour
4.harbor - hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"
Synonyms: shield, harbour

HARBOR. A place where ships may ride with safety; any navigable water protected by the surrounding country; a haven. (q.v.) It is public property. 1. Bouv. Inst. n. 435.

TO HARBOR, torts. To receive clandestinely or without lawful authority a person for the purpose of so concealing him that another having a right to the lawful custody of such person, shall be deprived of the same; for example, the harboring of a wife or an apprentice, in order to deprive the husband or the master of them; or in a less technical sense, it is the reception of persons improperly. 10 N. H. Rep. 247; 4 Scam. 498.
     2. The harboring of such persons will subject the harborer to an, action for the injury; but in order to put him completely in the wrong, a demand should be made for their restoration, for in cases where the harborer has not committed any other wrong than merely receiving the plaintiff's wife, child, or apprentice, he may be under no obligation to return them without a demand. 1 Chit. Pr. 564; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; 2 N. Car. Law Repos. 249; 5 How. U. S. Rep. 215, 227.

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Translate Harbor to Spanish, Translate Harbor to German, Translate Harbor to French
Harakat al-Jihad al-Islami al-Filastini
Harakat ul-Jihad-I-Islami
harassing fire
-- Harbor --
Harbor dues
Harbor master
harbor patrol
harbor porpoise
harbor seal
Harbor watch
Hard alee
Hard and fast
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