Peasants, alarmed by the reports of Uhlans seen at arras and near Boulogne, were in full flight.
He had been able to form some estimate of the enemy's strength between arras and the sea.
Vaast and Ecurie, north of arras, forming a salient of the German line.
The Confederation of arras was proclaimed on January 6, 1579.
We are just on our departure for arras, where, I fear, we shall scarcely arrive before the gates are shut.
Borachio, hiding behind the arras, overhears the truth of the matter.
Suddenly, from the direction of the arras covering the door to left, a muffled sound begins to obtrude itself.
Examine the arras work and see to what tricks the artist had recourse.
The clergy of St.-Vaast in the diocese of arras found, in 1768, two wretched urchins thrown upon the world by an unnatural father.
They had remained behind the arras, and had not gone out as she must have supposed.
"pictured tapestry," late 14c., from Anglo-French draps d'arras, from Arras, city in France where pictured tapestries were made, from Latin Atrebates, name of a tribe of the Belgae who inhabited the Artois region; probably literally "inhabitants," from a Celtic trebu "tribe."