a strip of embroidered linen 231 feet (70 meters) long and 20 inches (50 centimeters) wide, depicting the Norman conquest of England and dating from around 1100.
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How to use Bayeux tapestry in a sentence
Mr Archer might well seek to avoid the Bayeux tapestry, for its evidence is dead against him, and he cannot explain it away.
Now 'the priceless record'—the Bayeux tapestry—represents them on a plain.
But if the Bayeux tapestry be correct, the fury of the fight for the standard would be explained.Hereward, The Last of the English | Charles Kingsley
The ventayle; Used here for the nasale or nose-piece shown in the Bayeux tapestry.The Visions of England | Francis T. Palgrave
A picture of the comet on this occasion forms a quaint feature in the Bayeux tapestry.The Story of the Heavens | Robert Stawell Ball
British Dictionary definitions for Bayeux tapestry
an 11th- or 12th-century embroidery in Bayeux, nearly 70.5 m (231 ft) long by 50 cm (20 inches) high, depicting the Norman conquest of England
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