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used in The Two Towers

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something giving protection — especially a safe place
  • Such a refuge would be to the liking of a dwarf.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (76% in)
refuge = a safe place
  • Night seemed to have taken refuge under its great trees, creeping away from the coming Dawn.
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Uruk-Hai (94% in)
  • Meanwhile your people that are left, the women and the children and the old, should stay to the refuges that you have in the mountains.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (64% in)
  • Men of that land called it Helm's Deep, after a hero of old wars who had made his refuge there.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (16% in)
  • We took refuge in that guardroom over there; and we had rather a fright.
    3.9 — Book 3 Chapter 9 — Flotsam and Jetsam (77% in)
  • Before he could conceal it, they saw through the mask the anguish of a mind in doubt, loathing to stay and dreading to leave its refuge.
    3.10 — Book 3 Chapter 10 — The Voice of Saruman (59% in)
  • The hollow in which they had taken refuge was delved in the side of a low hill, at some little height above a long trenchlike valley that lay between it and the outer buttresses of the mountains.
    4.3 — Book 4 Chapter 3 — The Black Gate is Closed (28% in)
  • 'Well, here is our refuge,' said Faramir.
    4.5 — Book 4 Chapter 5 — The Window on the West (60% in)
  • For one thing, he knows little of Men, and sly though he is, your refuge is so hidden that perhaps he does not know that Men are concealed here.
    4.6 — Book 4 Chapter 6 — The Forbidden Pool (22% in)
  • He would not rest on the ground so near the evil road, and after some debate they all climbed up into the crotch of a large holm-oak, whose thick branches springing together from the trunk made a good hiding-place and a fairly comfortable refuge.
    4.7 — Book 4 Chapter 7 — Journey to the Cross-roads (45% in)

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