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harborage

[hahr-ber-ij] /ˈhɑr bər ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
shelter for vessels, as that provided by a harbor.
2.
any shelter or lodging.
3.
a place of shelter.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; harbor + -age
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Examples for harborage
  • Once in the home, bed bugs will find harborage in any convenient crack or crevice.
  • Typical harborage areas for structural pests in different life cycle stages.
  • Remember mice and rats require three things to survive: food, water and harborage.
  • All baiting should be completed before removal of harborage areas.
  • All structures and exterior property shall be kept free from rodent harborage and infestation.
  • Do not feed or provide harborage to wildlife on your property.
  • Nonlethal procedures include improving sanitation, reducing harborage, and rat-proofing buildings.
  • Lice were less selective but showed some preference for light and avoided artificial harborage.
  • Caulk cracks and crevices that could provide harborage for spiders.
  • Make environmental changes to reduce harborage and breeding sites for mosquitoes and ticks.
British Dictionary definitions for harborage

harbourage

/ˈhɑːbərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
shelter or refuge, as for a ship, or a place providing shelter
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