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abriter

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EtymologyEdit

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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