behind the arras

behind the arras

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  • Arras — 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. [1913 Webster] Stateliest couches, with rich arras spread. Cowper …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • The Brehon Laws —     The Brehon Laws     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Brehon Laws     Brehon law is the usual term for Irish native law, as administered in Ireland down to almost the middle of the seventeenth century, and in fact amongst the native Irish until… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=The King s Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC) caption=The King s Own Calgary Regiment cap badge country=Canada allegiance= branch=Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Primary Reserve(Militia) type=Armoured dates=1 April 1910… …   Wikipedia

  • Arras (disambiguation) — Arras is the capital of the Pas de Calais department in northern France. Arras may also refer to: People and places Harry Arras (1881 1942), American character actor Wim Arras (born 1964), Belgian cyclist Arras, Albania, a municipality in eastern …   Wikipedia

  • Arras — The town in Flanders, near Lille, after which a rich kind of tapestry was named, depicting figures and scenes, esp. mythological. Its reputation for quality was Europe wide, giving rise to the Italian word for tapestry, arrazzo, and the Spanish… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • The Marshes of Glynn — is one of poet Sidney Lanier s many poems. This was one of his works featured in Hymns of the Marshes, an unfinished set of lyrical nature poems that describe the open salt marshes of Glynn County in coastal Georgia.The text:Glooms of the live… …   Wikipedia

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