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Definition of the noun arras

What does arras mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: arrases / arras (less preferred form)

  1. a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric often with pictorial designs
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of arras: tapestry
    • more generic terms: hanging / wall hanging = decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    • part: edging = border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something

Alternative definition of the noun arras


  1. A tapestry or wall hanging.


Arras is a canine actor.

Phrases with Arras

  1. Triticum Arras
  2. Species Triticum Arras

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Google previewPoetry and Music in Medieval France (2002)

From Jean Renart to Guillaume de Machaut by Ardis Butterfield

Arras is a rich source of study because it turns out to be at the nexus of different kinds of poetic production. Under the joint fiefdom of the Comtes d'Artois and the King, by way of the bishop, it was a thriving urban centre where the courtly, the ...

Google previewIllustrated Guide to France (2003)

by Automobile Association (Great Britain)

Famed in the Middle Ages for its tapestries, which carried the town's name far and wide, Arras is a remarkable monument to the influence of the Flemish style in the North of France. At its heart are two great arcaded squares framed by ...

Google previewThe Official Illustrated Guide to the Northern Railway of France, with Six Days in Paris ... With ... Engravings and Map. (An Appendix for Strangers to London.). (1858)

by George S. Measom

Arras is the seat of a court of assize, diocesan seminary, schools of design, bell' es-lettres, and for deaf mutes. It contains, also, a botanic garden and museums. Linen, tapestry, threads, and various cotton-manufactures form the chief ...

Google previewAirfields & Airmen (2004)

Arras by Mike O'Connor

INTRODUCTION BY SERIES EDITOR Airfields and Airmen: Arras is the fourth in this excellent addition to the Battleground Europe series. It cannot be an easy task to have envisaged how to bring the stories of men whose actions were into the ...

Google preview"Hamlet, Cha-cha-cha!" (1987)

A Totally Looney Musical Comedy by Monk Ferris

(//"your arras is the pull-cord type that can open centrally like tie-back drapes), have HAMLET pull the cord, revealing POLONIUS (not unlike the last remains of Obi- Wan Kenobi in Star Wars) as only a pair of sandals and a collapsed robe, ...

Google previewMeaning and Medicine (2013)

A Reader in the Philosophy of Health Care by Hilde Lindemann Nelson

ARRAS is the Porterfield Professor of Biomedical Ethics in the Department of Philosophy, University of Virginia. MARY ANN BAILY is Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics at George Washington University. TOM L. BEAUCHAMP ...

Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

into question” arrange first meant “draw up in ranks or in lines for battle” arrant means “complete, utter” as in arrant knave “an extremely untrustworthy individual ” an arras is a tapestry hanging, formerly hung to cover or hide an alcove array is ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union (2004)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

ARRAS, Span. law. The property contributed by the husband, ad sustinenda onera matrimonii, is called arras. The husband...

Google previewBrookes' General Gazetter Abridged (1796)

Containing a Geographical Description of the Countries, Cities, Towns, Ports, Seas, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Capes, & in the Known World; with the Longitude, Latutude, Bearings and Distances from Remarkable Places, and the Events by which They Have Been Distinguished by Richard Brookes

Arras is the capital. PAssao, a cape of Peru, under the equator. Lon. 78 50 W. PAss Aro, a cape on the coast of Janna, in Greece, between the gulfs of Armiro and Zeiton. PAss A R v AN, a town in the island of Java. Lon. H 1415 E, lat.

Google previewA New Gazetteer of the Eastern Continent (1808)

or, A Geographical Dictionary: Containing, in Alphabetical Order, a Description of All the Countries, Kingdoms, States, Cities, Towns, Principal Rivers, Lakes, Harbors, Mountains, &c., &c. in Europe, Asia, and Africa, with their Adjacent Islands by Jedidiah Morse, Elijah Parish

Arras is the capital. Posła, a town of Africa, kingdom of Ponia, where the king keeps a garrison of 100 men : the town is surrounded with 6 rows of pallisados and contains about 100 inhabitants. Posnan, an island in the Adriatic, near the ...


Arras. Campaign. the best natural harbors in the west of Scotland. The goology of Arran has attracted much attention, as furnishing within a comparatively narrow space distinct sections of the great geological formations ; while the botany ...

Google previewWorld War I: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2014)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

Early in October, French and German flanking movements collided at the city of Arras, the capital city of the Pas-de-Calais department and an important transportation hub in northern France. French Army commander General of Division ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

ARRAS, BATTLES OF large commerce in cotton and stuffs, hosiery, lace, pottery, etc. Arras has been the theater of many memorable historical events, and was fortified by Vauban,in the reign of Louis XIV. Robespierre was born here, as was ...

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Scrabble value of A1R1R1A1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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