Definition of Sheltering

1. Verb. (present participle of shelter) ¹



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Definition of Sheltering

1. shelter [v] - See also: shelter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheltering

shelly
shelta
sheltas
shelter
shelter deck
shelter dog
shelter dogs
shelter tent
shelterbelt
shelterbelts
sheltered
sheltered workshop
sheltered workshops
shelterer
shelterers
sheltering (current term)
shelterless
sheltermate
sheltermates
shelters
shelterwood
sheltery
sheltie
shelties
sheltron
sheltrons
sheltrum
shelty
shelved

Literary usage of Sheltering

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"New York, bequests to Home for Incurables at Fordham and the sheltering Arms, each $5000; Institution for Relief of Respectable Aged and Indigent Females, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... pursued his family because of their Roman sympathies; his brother, Henry Donne, was arrested for sheltering a proselyting priest, William Harrington. ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Each straggling felon down was hewed, Not one could gain the sheltering wood; But forth the affrighted harper sprung, And to Matilda's robe he clung. ..."

4. Pneumonia: Its Supposed Connection, Pathological and Etiological, with by René La Roche (1854)
"sheltering from the action of the sun.—Much of the baneful effects of marshes and fresh surfaces are prevented, especially in temperate latitudes, ..."

5. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Or find a sheltering, safe retreat, From prone-descending showers. ... winds t Shun the fierce storms among the sheltering rocks ; On Death o/R. Dundas. ..."

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