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noun as in tapestry

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A smaller doorway, hung with arras of black, is on the left, well toward the front.

It is a noticeable fact that Picardy (Arras and Noyon) furnished both these instruments of reformation!

This personage, to whom many of the churches in this district have been dedicated, was Bishop of Arras in the 6th century.

The word arras comes from Arras, a town in France, which was famous for its beautiful tapestries.

Other accounts bear, that it was upon the Bishop of Arras he drew his sword; which is a somewhat different matter.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arras, such as: drapery, dosser, and hanging.

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