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: a place of security and comfort see also safe harbor
vt 1 : to receive secretly and conceal (a fugitive from justice)
2 : to have (an animal) in one's keeping [may not a dog without a permit]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.