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Meaning of ARRAS

Pronunciation:  'ârâs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs
 

ARRAS is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: tapestry
 
 See Also: edging, hanging, wall hanging

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
  2. \Ar"ras\, v. t.
    To furnish with an arras. --Chapman.
    
    
 

 

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