abriter

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From Middle French, derivative of abri, from Old French abri ‎(a place where one is sheltered from the elements or harm), from abrier ‎(to cover), from Late Latin abrigare ‎(to cover, shelter), from a- + brigare, from Frankish *berīhan ‎(to cover, protect), from Proto-Germanic *bi- + *wrīhaną ‎(to cover, clothe), from Proto-Indo-European *werḱ-, *werǵ- ‎(to twist, weave, tie together). Cognate with Old High German birīhan ‎(to cover), Old English bewrēon ‎(to cover, enwrap, protect). More at abri.

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abriter

  1. to shelter, to harbour
  2. (reflexive, s'abriter) to shelter (intransitive)
  3. to take cover; to shelter

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