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  • v. Present participle of harbour.

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Examples

  • Oh, the jade! the naughty hussy! but I must say, parson, I don't think you have altogether done your duty in harbouring the daughter of an outlandish foreign tramp in a decent English parish, to say nothing of the shame of such a companion for your own lawful niece.

    Zoe: The History of Two Lives

  • Henry Sidgwick, I am not sure if you, like Maoz, can be described as harbouring "unhinged animosity" towards Israel.

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  • So far, none of the potential independent candidates are drawn from the Alawi community, a Shia Muslim group sometimes described as harbouring more loyalty for the regime than the Sunni Muslim majority.

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  • Mr. Finlay suggests that in part it arose out of the fragments from Alexander's kingdoms, recombining: partly out of the Isaurian land pirates already established, and furnished with such astonishing natural fortresses as existed nowhere else if we except those aĆ«rial caves -- a sort of mountain nests on the side of declivities, which Josephus describes as harbouring

    The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 2

  • They have accused the countries of this region of "harbouring" the ANC ...

    INTERVIEW TO MAPUTO RADIO, NOVEMBER 3, 1986 (1)

  • "To complain about me 'harbouring' Ern, I suppose," said Fatty, hurrying to the window at the back of the shed.

    The Mystery of Banshee Towers

  • By this means they had found that she was living here again; her mother was scolded for 'harbouring' her; sharp retorts had ensued from Joan, who had independently offered to leave at once; she had been taken at her word; and here was the result.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • By this means they had found that she was living here again; her mother was scolded for "harbouring" her; sharp retorts had ensued from Joan, who had independently offered to leave at once; she had been taken at her word; and here was the result.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • But since his day there have been many martyrs, whose only crime was 'harbouring' Christians, or heretics, or recusant priests, or Covenanters.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: the Acts

  • Nathi Mthethwa, who accused the station of sensationalism and "harbouring" criminals, and prompted a debate about media freedom.

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