What does arras mean?

Definitions for arras
ˈær əsar·ras

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tapestry, arras(noun)

    a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs

Wiktionary

  1. arras(Noun)

    A tapestry or wall hanging.

  2. Origin: From draps d'Arras, from the city of Arras, which was a major source for tapestries in the 15th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arras(noun)

    tapestry; a rich figured fabric; especially, a screen or hangings of heavy cloth with interwoven figures

  2. Arras(verb)

    to furnish with an arras

  3. Origin: [From Arras the capital of Artois, in the French Netherlands.]

Freebase

  1. Arras

    Arras is the capital of the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France on the Scarpe river. The historic centre of the Artois region, its local speech is characterized as a Picard dialect. Unlike many French words, the final s in the name should be pronounced.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arras

    ar′ras, n. tapestry: a hanging screen of such hung round the walls of rooms.—p.adj. Ar′rased, covered with arras.—n. Ar′rasene, an embroidery material of wool and silk stitched in like crewels. [From Arras in Northern France, where first manufactured.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Arras

    a French town in the dep. of Pas-de-Calais, long celebrated for its tapestry; the birthplace of Damiens and Robespierre.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. arras

    (Northeast France). The ancient Atrebates; conquered by Cæsar in 50 B.C.; captured and sacked by the Vandals in 407; captured by the Normans in 880; besieged by Charles VI. in 1414; captured by Louis XI.; held by the Austrians from 1493 till 1640, when it was taken by Louis XIII.; besieged by the Spaniards in 1654.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Arras

    Mediæval tapestry, for the production of which the town of Arras, in the French Netherlands, was famous.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arras in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arras in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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