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  • noun Plural form of arras. Tapestries.


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  • In fantastic arrases they swayed in front of us — now hiding by, now revealing through their quicksilver interweavings the mounts of the Cones.

    The Metal Monster

  • The entry hall, like everything in the King-priest™s private residence, was richly appointed, with the finest furnishings from the empire™s many provinces: mahogany panels from the jungles of Falthana on the walls; gold-threaded arrases from sun-drenched Gather; carpets woven by the desert-dwelling folk of Dravinaar.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • The geometrical path took them among ballooning, ripped arrases, smelling of dust and an older bestiary than the one by the fire ... unicorns, chimaeras ... and what had he seen festooning the child-sized entranceway?

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • At one end of the great open-air amphitheatre is erected a large pavilion, flanked on either side with covered _logge_ or _palchi_, festooned with yellow and white, -- the Papal colors, -- adorned with flags, and closed round with rich old arrases all pictured over with Scripture stories.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • They passed quickly through a vast, airy atrium ” so quickly, in fact, that Cathan was only vaguely aware of a succession of silken arrases, intricate mosaics, and pools filled with glittering, jewel-hued fish.

    Chosen Of The Gods


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