meaning of ARRAS

ARRAS meaning in General Dictionary

To furnish with an arras

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  • Tapestry a rich figured material specially a screen or hangings of heavy fabric with interwoven figures
  • a wall hanging of heavy handwoven textile often with pictorial styles
  • Tapestry; an abundant figured fabric; specifically, a screen or hangings of heavy cloth with interwoven figures.
  • To furnish with an arras.

ARRAS meaning in Law Dictionary

In Spanish legislation. The contribution that your husband makes to their partner, by explanation or because of wedding, plus in consideration of dote, or portion, which he gets from the girl. Miller v. Dunn, 62 Mo. 219; Cutter v. Waddingham, 22 Mo. 254.


ARRAS meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"pictured tapestry," late 14c., from Anglo-French draps d'arras, from Arras, city in France in which pictured tapestries were made, from Latin Atrebates, name of a tribe of the Belgae just who inhabited the Artois area; probably literally "inhabitants," from a Celtic trebu "tribe."


ARRAS - Spanish to English

deposit {sg} [first repayment]


ARRAS meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Tapestry; a rich figured material; particularly, a screen or hangings of heavy fabric with interwoven numbers.

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  • (v. t.) To furnish with an arras.

Sentence Examples with the word ARRAS

When Philip Augustus, king of France, married Isabella, niece of Philip, count of Flanders, Arras came under the rule of the French king, who confirmed its privileges in 1194.

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