Rolfe had never seen her look thus, but it confirmed a suspicion which he had harboured concerning her.
He shuddered that he could have harboured the thought for a moment.
War is seen to be but a symptom, a horrible outbreak of malignant forces, which we have nurtured and harboured in times of peace.
She had harboured a belief that all might be well on the coming home of her father.
We felt perfectly certain of success; not one amongst us harboured a thought of failure.
Not for worlds would he have harboured an exaggerated or immoderate idea.
Hayoue, she knew, harboured toward Tyope sentiments akin to her own.
What illusions they had all harboured in those strange old days!
And then it happened him to come to a poor man's house, and there he was harboured all that night.
They passed out by the door of the room which had harboured the Magdeburgers.
"lodging for ships," early 12c., probably from Old English herebeorg "lodgings, quarters," from here "army, host" (see harry) + beorg "refuge, shelter" (related to beorgan "save, preserve;" see bury); perhaps modeled on Old Norse herbergi "room, lodgings, quarters." Sense shifted in Middle English to "refuge, lodgings," then to "place of shelter for ships."
Old English hereborgian, cognate with Old Norse herbergja, Old High German heribergon, Middle Dutch herbergen; see harbor (n.). Figuratively, of thoughts, etc., from late 14c. Related: Harbored; harboring.