Pronunciation: (ar'us),[key] —n. 1. a rich tapestry.
2. a tapestry weave.
3. a wall hanging, as a tapestry or similar object.
4. Theat.a curtain suspended loosely across a stage and used as a backdrop or part of a stage setting.
Pronunciation: (är'äs; Sp. är'räs),[key] —n.(used with a sing. v.) a gift presented at marriage by a husband to his wife in consideration of her dowry.
Pronunciation: (ar'us; Fr. a-räs'),[key] —n. a city in and capital of Pas-de-Calais, in N France: battles in World War I. 50,386.