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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arras  \Ar"ras\,  n.  [From  Arras  the  capital  of  Artois,  in  the 
  French  Netherlands.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arras  \Ar"ras\,  v.  t. 
  To  furnish  with  an  arras.  --Chapman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arras 
  n  :  a  wall  hanging  of  heavy  handwoven  fabric  with  pictorial 
  designs  [syn:  {tapestry}] 




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