Origin of arras1
noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of arras2
Examples from the Web for arras
Historical Examples of arras
They had remained behind the arras, and had not gone out as she must have supposed.A Dish Of Orts
At Arras in June, there was almost as much activity as at Ypres.
When there he married the daughter of the rich owner of a spinning factory at Arras.A Zola Dictionary
J. G. Patterson
If this army was defeated, the loss of Arras was not the only misfortune to be dreaded.The Memoirs of Count Grammont, Complete
Not a picture on the walls, not an arras, but had been rent to shreds.Mistress Wilding
"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."