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 for Harbor watch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Harbor \Har"bor\ (h[aum]r"b[~e]r), n. [Written also harbour.]
     [OE. herbor, herberwe, herberge, Icel. herbergi (cf. OHG.
     heriberga), orig., a shelter for soldiers; herr army + bjarga
     to save, help, defend; akin to AS. here army, G. heer, OHG.
     heri, Goth. harjis, and AS. beorgan to save, shelter, defend,
     G. bergen. See Harry, 2d Bury, and cf. Harbinger.]
     1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security
        and comfort; a refuge; a shelter.
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              [A grove] fair harbour that them seems. --Spenser.
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              For harbor at a thousand doors they knocked.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     3. (Astrol.) The mansion of a heavenly body. [Obs.]
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     4. A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water,
        either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a
        place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or
        haven.
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     5. (Glass Works) A mixing box for materials.
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     Harbor dues (Naut.), fees paid for the use of a harbor.
  
     Harbor seal (Zool.), the common seal.
  
     Harbor watch, a watch set when a vessel is in port; an
        anchor watch.
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