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rock-shelter

[rok-shel-ter] /ˈrɒkˌʃɛl tər/
noun
1.
a shallow cave or cavelike area, as one formed by an overhanging cliff or standing rocks, occupied by Stone Age peoples, possibly for extended periods.
Also, rock shelter.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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