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Shelter

A general term used in statutes that relates to the provision of food, clothing, and housing for specified individuals; a home with a proper environment that affords protection from the weather.

shelter

(Protection), noun aid, asylum, care, cover, covering, coverture, defense, habitation, harbor, haven, home, house, lodging, place of refuge, preservation, refuge, retreat, roof, safety, sanctuary, screen, security, shield, stronghold, support

shelter

(Tax benefit), noun advantage, gain, hedge, refuge, security, tax haven, tax sanctuary
Associated concepts: tax shelter
See also: asylum, building, bulwark, cache, cloak, cover, dwelling, ensconce, enshroud, guard, harbor, haven, hedge, hide, house, immure, keep, lodging, maintain, panoply, preserve, protect, protection, receive, refuge, safekeeping, safety, screen, security, shield, shroud, structure, sustain, veil
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Of Moore's wartime drawings of the London underground, he wrote that "the shelterers seen waking from a sleep take on an air of rising blearily from death" (1968).
School was the obsession of the elite, but no one outside the enclave of reform viewed school as the child shelterers did.
As German bombers raided the nearby naval dockyard on a nightly basis, the cup is said to have been used to bring urgent 'relief' to shelterers.