- shelter for vessels, as that provided by a harbor.
- any shelter or lodging.
- a place of shelter.
Origin of harborage
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Wordsharbor, wharf, seaport, stronghold, sanctuary, hideaway, resort, shelter, hideout, protection, fortress, security, asylum, haven, retreat, oasis, church, refuge, park, reserve
Examples from the Web for harborage
Not long did the boys remain even in a harborage so distant.The Story of Ab
It was all very well to dilate upon the sugar crop of the island, its trade, its fertility, its harborage.Benjamin Franklin
John Torrey Morse, Jr.
And, as the evil spirit had left Hiram's house, so had another and a greater evil spirit quitted its harborage.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
No wonder then that the celebrated outlaw, Peter Retief, had chosen it for his haunt and the harborage of his ill-gotten stock.The Story of the Foss River Ranch
It shall not be burdened with any duties for harborage stoppages, depots, breaking bulk, or putting in through stress of weather.Stanley in Africa
James P. Boyd