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Definition of the noun Arval

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noun

  1. [obsolete] A funeral feast as was traditional in Scotland and the North of England.

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Google previewGomer; Or a Brief Analysis of the Language and Knowledge of the Ancient Cymry (1854)

by John Williams

"— Arval means the mill toll. Arver. — From "ar" and "vera" ( see "adveru,") habit, the manner in which a person bears himself. Arvoel. — From "ar" and "moel," bald, — applied to a bald man, a bare hill, and hornless cattle.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Superstitions (2015)

by Mona A Radford, Edwin Radford

The Arval wasa thin, lightandsweet cake(called Arval bread) distributed in the Northof England at funerals—in other words, a funeral loaf. It was sometimes distributed to the poor by the relatives of the deceased; but its real reason was to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Roman Empire (2009)

by Matthew Bunson

Arval Brethren The name given ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1922)

A Comprehensive Reference Work by Thomas Edward Finegan

Arval. Brothers. (Frat"». *"*»••). pany of twelve members elected for life from the highest ranks in ancient Rome, so called from offering annually public sacrifices for the fertility of the fields (L. an iini. a field). Arve (arv), a river rising in the ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary (1898)

Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright

Arval, arvil-supper, ...

Google previewThe National Encyclopedia of Reference (1915)

Authoritative, Practical, Complete : an American Library Embracing Science, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, Law, Literature, Useful Arts, and the Many Thousands of Subjects Into which They Branch by Charles Annandale, Francis Thomas Furey, Walter Hart Blumenthal

Arval. Brothers. (mefe'. A'”““')'. a co ege or company of twelve members elected for life from the highest ranks in ancient Rome, so called from offering annually public sacrifices for the fertility of the fields (L. arvum, a fiel)d). _ _ _ _ th (arv , a river ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Classical Antiquities (1895)

Mythology, Religion, Literature & Art by Oskar Seyffert

Arval Brothers (Frdtres A rvdlSs — of the fields). The Latin name for a college of priests consisting of twelve life-members, who performed the worship of Dca Diet, a goddess not otherwise mentioned, but probably identical with the old Roman ...

Google previewA Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... (1825)

Supplement by John Jamieson

ARVAL, Arvil-Supper, s. The name given to the supper or entertainment after a funeral, in the western parts of Roxb. Arvill, a funeral. Arvill Supper, a feast made at funerals, North. Grose. " In the North this Qthe funeral] feast is called an arvalor ...

Google previewA Few Steps to a Complete Dictionary of English Dialects (1890)

by J. Heinrich Blascke

Arval 11s. | ArvH TH ...

Google previewDictionary of obsolete and provincial English (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Arval, *. A funeral. North. Arval- supper is a funeral feast given to the friends of the deceased, at which a particular kind of coarse cake, composed of flour, water, yeast, currants, ...

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. Suppl. Aai-Jux by John Jamieson

ARVAL, Abvil-Sufpeb, ». The name given to the supper or entertainment after a funeral, in the western parts of Roxb. Arvill, a funeral. Arvill Supper, a feast made at funerals, North. Grose. " In the North this Qthe funeral] feast is called an arvalor ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: A-E (1898)

by Joseph Wright

ARVAL, sb. Sc. Cum. m. ks. Lan. Obsol. Also written arfal KI-INNEIT; arvel N.C .1 w.Yks.“; arvil(l n.Yks.2 w.Yks. m.Yks.1 ; averill n.Y s.2 w.Yks. 1. A funeral repast, usuall consisting of bread or cakes with ale. Also applied to gneral ceremonies in ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Religions (1921)

by Maurice Arthur Canney

ARVAL BROTHERS. An early Roman brotherhood (Fratres Arvales, " brothers of the fields ") of twelve priests devoted to the worship of a goddess of cornfields, Dea Dia, who seems to have been identical with Acca Larentia. The brothers were ...

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Scrabble value of A1R1V4A1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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