Harborless
Harborless Har"bor*less, a. Without a harbor; shelterless. [1913 Webster]

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  • harbor — [här′bər] n. [ME herberwe < OE herebeorg (& ON herbergi), lit., army shelter (< here, army + beorg, a shelter), akin to OHG heriberga: see HARBINGER] 1. a place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter 2. a protected inlet, or branch of a… …   English World dictionary

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