Haven

Definition of Haven

Ha´ven   Pronunciation: hā´v'n
n.1.A bay, recess, or inlet of the sea, or the mouth of a river, which affords anchorage and shelter for shipping; a harbor; a port.
What shipping and what lading 's in our haven.
- Shak.
Their haven under the hill.
- Tennyson.
2.A place of safety; a shelter; an asylum.
The haven, or the rock of love.
- Waller.
v. t.1.To shelter, as in a haven.

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