|to expurgate (a written work) by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable.|
|to introduce subtleties into or argue subtly about.|
|1.||a port, harbour, or other sheltered place for shipping|
|2.||a place of safety or sanctuary; shelter|
|3.||(tr) to secure or shelter in or as if in a haven|
|[Old English hæfen, from Old Norse höfn; related to Middle Dutch havene, Old Irish cuan to bend]|
a harbour (Ps. 107:30; Acts 27: 12). The most famous on the coast of Palestine was that of Tyre (Ezek. 27:3). That of Crete, called "Fair Havens," is mentioned Acts 27:8.