Harbour vs Arbor - What's the difference?
As a noun harbour
is (obsolete|uncountable) shelter, refuge.
As a verb harbour
is to provide shelter or refuge for.
As a proper noun arbor is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* herberwe (obsolete)
* herborough (obsolete)
* harbor (now US)
(en noun) (British, Canada)
(obsolete, uncountable) Shelter, refuge.
A place of shelter or refuge.
(obsolete) A house of the zodiac.
* Late 14th century: To ech of hem his tyme and his seson, / As thyn herberwe chaungeth lowe or heighe — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin’s Tale’, Canterbury Tales
A sheltered area for ships; a piece of water adjacent to land in which ships may stop to load and unload.
- The neighbourhood is a well-known harbour for petty thieves.
(astrology) The mansion of a heavenly body.
A mixing box for materials in glass-working.
- The city has an excellent natural harbour .
To provide shelter or refuge for.
* Bishop Burnet
- The docks, which once harboured''' tall ships, now '''harbour only petty thieves.
- The bare suspicion made it treason to harbour the person suspected.
To accept, as with a belief.
- Let not your gentle breast harbour one thought of outrage.
- That scientist harbours the belief that God created humans.
, date=September 7
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=Moldova 0-5 England
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=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.}}
(etyl) arbour, from (etyl) .
* arbour (chiefly British)
A shady sitting place, usually in a park or garden, and usually surrounded by climbing shrubs or vines and other vegetation.
A grove of trees.
An axis or shaft supporting a rotating part on a lathe.
A bar for supporting cutting tools.
A spindle of a wheel.