noun, plural a·bris [uh-breez; French a-bree] /əˈbriz; French aˈbri/.
Origin of abri
Examples from the Web for abris
As soon as a lull in the firing permitted, we ran across the street to the abris.World's War Events, Volume III|Various
Next beyond the abris was the latrine from which a puff of wind brought now and then a nauseous stench.One Man's Initiation--1917|John Dos Passos
The streets were filling with people, crowding into the Vavin Mtro station opposite and looking for the houses that were abris.Paris Vistas|Helen Davenport Gibbons
Uncle Abris once more grew pale, and retreating into the parlour, came out with a glass about as large as a thimble.
It was a warning to all to seek the comparative safety of the abris which the town had constructed against just such an emergency.Aces Up|Covington Clarke