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The brain is hidden in darkness, sheltered within a box of bone.

Then the day slipped over an unseen height, and fell into a sheltered calm.

The friendly creature who sheltered him trembled like an aspen.

In sheltered spots the glass rose as high as 31, and symptoms of a thaw appeared.

Frank tied the boat in a sheltered spot at the foot of the cliff.

We have seen that she had once sheltered the "Beggars of the Sea."

Various other instances.water into rage, except where it is sheltered by the hills.

Set out cauliflower plants, where they can be sheltered; and if glasses are used, put two under each, for fear of one failing.

Sow another crop of peas, and plant more beans; choose a dry spot for them, where they can be sheltered from the winter's cold.

There is another in the next courtyard; she is not sheltered so.

WORD ORIGIN

"screened, protected," 1590s, past participle adjective from shelter (v.). Meaning "protected from the usual hardships of life" is from 1888. Related: Shelteredness.

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