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arras Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs
    tapestry.
WordNet

Ar"ras noun
Etymology
From Arras the capital of Artois, in the French Netherlands.
Definitions
  1. Tapestry; a rich figured fabric; especially, a screen or hangings of heavy cloth with interwoven figures.
    Stateliest couches, with rich arras spread. Cowper.
    Behind the arras I'll convey myself. Shak.
Ar"ras transitive verb
Definitions
  1. To furnish with an arras. Chapman.

Webster 1913


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