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Definition of the noun Arval
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- [obsolete] A funeral feast as was traditional in Scotland and the North of England.
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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.
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 ...
by Matthew Bunson
Arval Brethren The name given ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by J. Heinrich Blascke
Arval 11s. | ArvH TH ...
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, ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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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Video shows what arval means. A funeral feast or wake, as was traditional in Scotland and the North of England.. Arval Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
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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