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rock-shelter

or rock shel·ter

[ rok-shel-ter ]
/ ˈrɒkˌʃɛl tər /
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noun
a shallow cave or cavelike area, as one formed by an overhanging cliff or standing rocks, occupied by Stone Age peoples, possibly for extended periods.
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Origin of rock-shelter

First recorded in 1860–65
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