[ UK /hˈɑːbɜːɹɪd‍ʒ/ ]
  1. (nautical) a place of refuge (as for a ship)
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How To Use harbourage In A Sentence

  • (Henry was silent.) “Where did you part from him?” continued Bothwell; “was it in the highway, or did you give him harbourage in this very house?” Old Mortality
  • To achieve control, all their harbourages must be found and treated with residual insecticide. Look for small, dark faecal spots or white dots - bedbug eggs - close to hiding places.
  • The excrement of a bedbug gives a characteristic speckled appearance to their harbourages.
  • Little as Mavis was disposed to find harbourage for herself and little one in the unhomely places she inspected, she was hurt by the refusals encountered. Sparrows: the story of an unprotected girl
  • The square-rigged cargo ships, with their central wells ready for loading, were brought inshore, to be easily beached when the time came, and only the small, fast dragon-boats remained within the enclosed harbourage. His Disposition
  • “Fail to take all practicable measures to eradicate and prevent the harbourage of pests on the food premises” — Only $660 fine? Name And Shame Food List Highlights Unhygenic Restaurants | Lifehacker Australia
  • Bedbug eggs are cemented to the surface of the harbourage.
  • Roberts, to whom he mentioned this circumstance, fully agreed with him as to its being a prognostication of danger, and when the arrangements were made for the night, the party camped in as open a place as they could select, where no neighbouring thicket might afford harbourage for a lurking foe. Ralph Rashleigh
  • Accordingly, the knight took no time to consider minutely the particulars which we have detailed, but thanking Saint Julian (the patron of travellers) who had sent him good harbourage, he leaped from his horse and assailed the door of the hermitage with the butt of his lance, in order to arouse attention and gain admittance. Ivanhoe
  • Julian that men clepe to for good harbourage, for our Lord harboured with him in his house. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville
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