Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A house or apartment used as a hiding place or secure refuge by the members of an organization, such as a secret service agency or an underground terrorist group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A secure location, suitable for hiding witnesses, agents or other persons perceived as being in danger.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a house used as a hiding place or refuge by members of certain organizations


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.