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sheltered


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shelter  \Shel"ter\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sheltered};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Sheltering}.] 
  1.  To  be  a  shelter  for  to  provide  with  a  shelter;  to  cover 
  from  injury  or  annoyance;  to  shield;  to  protect. 
 
  Those  ruins  sheltered  once  his  sacred  head. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  You  have  no  convents  .  .  .  in  which  such  persons  may 
  be  received  and  sheltered.  --Southey. 
 
  2.  To  screen  or  cover  from  notice;  to  disguise. 
 
  In  vain  I  strove  to  cheek  my  growing  flame,  Or 
  shelter  passion  under  friendship's  name  --Prior. 
 
  3.  To  betake  to  cover,  or  to  a  safe  place  --  used 
  reflexively. 
 
  They  sheltered  themselves  under  a  rock.  --Abp. 
  Abbot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sheltered 
  adj  :  protected  from  danger  or  bad  weather;  "a  sheltered  harbor" 




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