Definition of Harboring
1. Verb. (present participle of harbor) ¹
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Definition of Harboring
1. harbor [v] - See also: harbor
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Literary usage of Harboring
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1. Domestic Service by Lucy Maynard Salmon (1897)
"Free negroes or mulattoes harboring runaways were to forfeit one thousand pounds of tobacco for every such offence, one half for the use of free schools and ..."
2. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd (1862)
"By 2 Wallace, Jr., 326, under the Act of 1798, if the plaintiff sues in ,i,U for the penalty of $500, which it gives for illegally harboring and concealing, ..."
3. Handbook on the Law of Persons and Domestic Relations by Walter Checkley Tiffany (1921)
"ACTIONS FOR ENTICING, harboring, OR ALIENATION OF AFFECTION 45. A husband has a right of action for damages against any one who entices away or harbors his ..."
4. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Slavery: Being a Compilation of All the by Jacob D. Wheeler (1837)
"The statute penalty for harboring slaves or servants is cumulative, ... 109, any person harboring or concealing any negro or negroes belonging to any other ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1895)
"Suit for harboring or Enticing away One's Child; Abduction, &c. — Every person who knowingly and designedly interrupts the relation subsisting between ..."
6. A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether of a by William Wait (1878)
"Seduction, enticing, or harboring servant. The action for seduction is predicated upon a loss of service, and, by a legal fiction, it can only be maintained ..."
7. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"HARBOR. in construing a statute making the harboring or concealing of an escaped slave a crime, it was said that the word "harbor" is defined by Worcester: ..."
8. Laws and Ordinances of New Netherland, 1638-1674 by New York (State)., Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1868)
"... Director and Council of New Netherland, against harboring Fugitive Servants. ... or furnishing them more than one meal and harboring them more than one ..."