Definition of HAVEN


HAVEN

A place calculated for the reception of ships, and so
situated, in
regard to the surrounding land, that the vessel may ride at anchor in it in
safety. Hale, de Port. Mar. c. 2; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 2; 15 East, R. 304, 5.
Vide Creek; Port; Road.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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