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shelter

2 verb
     
shelter2
1 [transitive] to provide a place where someone or something is protected, especially from the weather or from danger:
Collins was arrested for sheltering enemy soldiers.
shelter somebody/something from somebody/something
Plant herbs next to a wall to shelter them from the wind.
2 [intransitive] to stay in or under a place where you are protected from the weather or from danger
shelter from
We sat in the shade, sheltering from the sun.

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