[ hahr-ber-ij ]
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  1. shelter for vessels, as that provided by a harbor.

  2. any shelter or lodging.

  1. a place of shelter.

Origin of harborage

First recorded in 1560–70; harbor + -age

Words Nearby harborage

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How to use harborage in a sentence

  • He was heartily glad, as apparently eager arms gave her the desired harborage, that the other girl was by now blocks away.

    Mountain | Clement Wood
  • The object of Ribault had been some safe and pleasant harborage, in which his people could refresh themselves for a- 14 - season.

    The Lily and the Totem | William Gilmore Simms
  • No town stretched out its sheltering walls before him; there was scarcely harborage for his ships.

    Mexico | Susan Hale
  • Intemperance, extravagant living, or immorality found no harborage on Plymouth Rock, no matter under what disguise it might come.

  • I suppose you know, Johnson, that I am a magistrate, and the proper harborage I give to breakers of the peace is the jail.

    The Entailed Hat | George Alfred Townsend