Harbor Har"bor (h[aum]r"b[~e]r), v. t. [Written also {harbour}.] [imp. & p. p. {Harbored} (-b[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harboring}.] [OE. herberen, herberwen, herbergen; cf. Icel. herbergja. See {Harbor}, n.] 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. [1913 Webster]

Any place that harbors men. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The bare suspicion made it treason to harbor the person suspected. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

Let not your gentle breast harbor one thought of outrage. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]

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