Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of harbor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Entertained; sheltered.
  • In heraldry, same as lodged: said of a hart, buck, or the like.

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Examples

  • The tangent to that is that Saddam Hussein harbored terrorists before 9/11.

    June 2005

  • Evidence that Woodrow Call harbored no light feeling for Maggie was right before him: Call looked blank and sad, not unlike the way survivors looked after an Indian raid or a shoot-out of some kind.

    Comanche Moon

  • Evidence that Woodrow Call harbored no light feeling for Maggie was right before him: Call looked blank and sad, not unlike the way survivors looked after an Indian raid or a shoo-out of some kind.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • According to what they are, does the trueness or falseness which the idea harbored come to light.

    Meaning of Truth

  • Back in the '70s, I attended college (state school) as a journalism/theater/film major, and since then, I've always kind of harbored a stealthy dream that I could have had a career in journalism.

    Will Durst: If I Were a Journalist I Would Pimp-Slap Condoleezza Rice

  • I think, when I was a kid, I was always really fascinated with folk music and folk tales and fairytales and have always just kind of harbored this fascination with them.

    Colin Meloy: '10-Dollar Words' For A Cause

  • Bush justified the Afghan invasion and overthrow of the Taliban on the vague claim that it 'harbored' Al-Qaeda -- but the Afghans themselves were not involved in 9/11.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Michael Munk: Warfare, corruption breed terrorism

  • Bush justified the Afghan invasion and overthrow of the Taliban on the vague claim that it "harbored" Al-Qaeda -- but the Afghans themselves were not involved in 9/11.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Michael Munk: Warfare, corruption breed terrorism

  • Like various older women connected with the group, she was not of them, but she "harbored" them.

    The Marriage of William Ashe

  • Fined and imprisoned, deprived of their property, and, after the expiration of their term of imprisonment, ordered to leave the colony, they had been "harbored" by the man for whom they had done so much in his early years.

    Dulcibel A Tale of Old Salem

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