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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Array  \Ar*ray"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Arrayed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Arraying}.]  [OE.  araien  arraien  fr  OE  arraier  arreier 
  arreer  arroier  fr  arrai.  See  {Array},  n.] 
  1.  To  place  or  dispose  in  order  as  troops  for  battle;  to 
  marshal. 
 
  By  torch  and  trumpet  fast  arrayed,  Each  horseman 
  drew  his  battle  blade.  --Campbell. 
 
  These  doubts  will  be  arrayed  before  their  minds. 
  --Farrar. 
 
  2.  To  deck  or  dress;  to  adorn  with  dress;  to  cloth  to 
  envelop;  --  applied  esp.  to  dress  of  a  splendid  kind 
 
  Pharaoh  .  .  .  arrayed  him  in  vestures  of  fine  linen. 
  --Gen.  xli.?. 
 
  In  gelid  caves  with  horrid  gloom  arrayed. 
  --Trumbull. 
 
  3.  (Law)  To  set  in  order  as  a  jury,  for  the  trial  of  a 
  cause  that  is  to  call  them  man  by  man.  --Blackstone. 
 
  {To  array  a  panel},  to  set  forth  in  order  the  men  that  are 
  impaneled.  --Cowell.  --Tomlins. 
 
  Syn:  To  draw  up  arrange;  dispose;  set  in  order 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrayed 
  adj  :  in  ceremonial  attire  and  paraphernalia;  "professors  arrayed 
  in  robes"  [syn:  {panoplied}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  ARRAYED,  pp  Drawn  up  and  given  an  orderly  disposition,  as  a  rioter 
  hanged  to  a  lamppost. 
 
 




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