Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of array.

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  • adj. in ceremonial attire and paraphernalia

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Examples

  • Nobody but Miss Cornelia would have come to make a call arrayed in a striped blue-and-white apron and a wrapper of chocolate print, with a design of huge, pink roses scattered over it.

    Anne's House of Dreams

  • Think of that word arrayed -- he speaks of these, my little dumb friends, as if the very angels had been employed at their toilet.

    The Knights of the Horse-Shoe; A Traditionary Tale of the Cocked Hat Gentry in the Old Dominion.

  • The clergy and the publicans, and the Parnellites were found "arrayed" in "scandalous alliance" against the Liberal cause.

    The Grand Old Man

  • Tib, was what poets call "arrayed," she was arrayed in the proper walking costume of a countess of the nineteenth century, as combined and contrived by Madame Centlivre Broché: a costume of which satin seemed the ground-work, and lace the superstructure.

    Stuart of Dunleath: A Story of Modern Times

  • Well, that includes all of our government leaders, all of Congress and all of the 'arrayed' financial industry.

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  • If you are not already doing it; it is a best practice to load the "arrayed" geometry as a nested component.

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  • On a few points, such as whether the law should protect American citizens when they were overseas, only I and perhaps Griffin Bell would be arrayed against Zbigniew Brzezinski, Stansfield Turner, the NSA, and others.

    The Good Fight

  • In between fall most other religious traditions, arrayed almost as though in a straight line—the stronger the ethnic identity, the stronger the religious identity.

    American Grace

  • Her starting point for the menu for the state dinner, as with any meal, was a review of the best ingredients available locally, arrayed on one of her stainless-steel work tables.

    Cooking for the Commander in Chief

  • I squinted at the placid, red-tinged faces near the back, arrayed like bloody fingerprints.

    Tales from an Indiscriminate Record Collection

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