noun, plural tap·is.
Origin of tapis
Examples from the Web for tapis
“I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis,” the letter reads.The Oxford English Dictionary: The Original Crowdsourcer|Josh Dzieza|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I never saw the tapis, a broad, bright ornamented cloth that lies upon the dog's back under his harness, on the Middle Yukon.Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled|Hudson Stuck
There is sure to be some large picnic, some delightful gathering on the "tapis," when they choose to exhibit their griefs.Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl|Jenny Wren
Well, my dears, since you will bring it on the tapis, let us discuss and dismiss it.Ishmael|Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth