arbour

[ahr-ber]
noun Chiefly British.
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arbour (ˈɑːbə)
 
n
1.  a leafy glade or bower shaded by trees, vines, shrubs, etc, esp when trained about a trellis
2.  obsolete an orchard, garden, or lawn
 
[C14 erber, from Old French herbier, from Latin herba grass]

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arbour
British spelling of arbor (q.v.); for suffix, see -or.
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Then the high priest made the new fire by the friction of two pieces of wood, and placed it on the altar under the green arbour.
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