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harbour (plural harbours)

  1. Commonwealth of Nations standard spelling of harbor.



harbour (third-person singular simple present harbours, present participle harbouring, simple past and past participle harboured)

  1. Commonwealth of Nations standard spelling of harbor.
    The docks, which once harboured tall ships, now harbour only petty thieves.
    • Bishop Burnet
      The bare suspicion made it treason to harbour the person suspected.
    • Rowe
      Let not your gentle breast harbour one thought of outrage.
    • 2012 September 7, Phil McNulty, “Moldova 0-5 England”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      If Moldova harboured even the slightest hopes of pulling off a comeback that would have bordered on miraculous given their lack of quality, they were snuffed out 13 minutes before the break when Oxlade-Chamberlain picked his way through midfield before releasing Defoe for a finish that should have been dealt with more convincingly by Namasco at his near post.