Now as I am called Lawman of this country, it would not be seemly for me to break the law by harbouring outlaws.
No doubt it is to make us all afraid of harbouring fugitives.
Instead of having the comfort of being at some distance from a regiment, they would have all the disadvantages of harbouring one.
My father was well aware of the danger he ran in harbouring Dio.
The White Knoll had long had the repute of harbouring fairies; Sarah's experiences put the matter beyond all doubt.
He sentenced the lady Lesly for harbouring a stranger one night.
He grew angry with himself for harbouring a thought into which a tinge of admiration for her entered.
This comes of harbouring a strange Phrygian in an honest household.
He didn't really intend to do me an injury, and feels sorry because of harbouring such revengeful thoughts.
The floor could be acquitted, on sight, of harbouring the quarry.
"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.