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Refuge

Ref´uge   Pronunciation: r?f´?j
n.1.
1.Shelter or protection from danger or distress.
Rocks, dens, and caves! But I in none of these
Find place or refuge.
- Milton.
2.That which shelters or protects from danger, or from distress or calamity; a stronghold which protects by its strength, or a sanctuary which secures safety by its sacredness; a place inaccessible to an enemy.
The high hills are a refuger the wild goats.
- Ps. civ. 18.
The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed.
- Ps. ix. 9.
3.An expedient to secure protection or defense; a device or contrivance.
Their latest refuge
Was to send him.
- Shak.
Cities of refuge
(Jewish Antiq.) certain cities appointed as places of safe refuge for persons who had committed homicide without design. Of these there were three on each side of Jordan.
House of refuge
a charitable institution for giving shelter and protection to the homeless, destitute, or tempted.
- Josh. xx.
v. t.1.To shelter; to protect.
Noun1.Refugerefuge - a safe place; "He ran to safety"
Synonyms: safety
2.refuge - something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
Synonyms: recourse, resort
3.refuge - a shelter from danger or hardship
Synonyms: asylum, sanctuary
4.refuge - act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
Synonyms: recourse, resort
alibi, apology, blind, bolt-hole, cache, citadel, cloak, color, concealment, corner, cover, cover story, cover-up, covert, coverture, cranny, cubby, cubbyhole, dark corner, defense, den, dernier ressort, device, dodge, dugout, evasion, excuse, expediency, expedient, eye, facade, feint, foxhole, front, funk hole, gloss, guard, guise, handle, harbor, harborage, haven, hideaway, hideout, hidey hole, hiding, hiding place, hole, immunity, lair, lame excuse, lee, locus standi, makeshift, mask, niche, nook, ostensible motive, poor excuse, port, preservation, pretense, pretension, pretext, protection, protective custody, protestation, public motive, put-off, receipt, receiving, reception, recess, recourse, resort, ruse, safekeeping, screen, secret place, security, semblance, shade, shadow, sham, shield, shift, show, smoke screen, stalking-horse, stash, stopgap, stratagem, stronghold, substitute, subterfuge, taking in, trick, undercovert, varnish, veil, watchful eye, welcome, welcoming
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