harborage

noun
har·​bor·​age | \ ˈhär-bə-rij How to pronounce harborage (audio) \

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Examples of harborage in a Sentence

the city boasts one of the best deepwater harborages on the Atlantic coast the only harborage from the storm was a lone pine tree, which looked like it could get hit by lightning any minute
Recent Examples on the Web In addition to food, roaches need harborage to thrive. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 30 Mar. 2020 In addition to food, roaches need harborage to thrive. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 30 Mar. 2020 In addition to food, roaches need harborage to thrive. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 30 Mar. 2020 In addition to food, roaches need harborage to thrive. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 30 Mar. 2020 In addition to food, roaches need harborage to thrive. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 30 Mar. 2020 In addition to food, roaches need harborage to thrive. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 7 Feb. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of harborage

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for harborage

harbor entry 1 + -age, replacing earlier and Middle English herbergage, borrowed from Anglo-French, "lodging, house, dwelling," from herberger "to lodge, shelter" or herberge "lodging, inn, camp" + -age -age — more at harbinger entry 1

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The first known use of harborage was in the 15th century

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“Harborage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harborage. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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