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tapidero
Tapinage
taping
tapioca
tapioca plant
tapioca pudding
Tapir
tapir tiger
Tapiridae
Tapiroid
Tapirus
Tapirus indicus
Tapirus terrestris
Tapiser
Tapish
Taplash
Taplings
Tapoa tafa
tapotement
tappa
tappa bark
Tappan
Tappan Zee
Tappan Zee Bridge
Tapped
tapped out

Tapis definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TA'PIS, n. Tapestry. Upon the tapis, under consideration, or on the table.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery [syn: tapestry, tapis]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Anglo-French more at tapestry Date: 15th century archaic a small tapestry used for hangings and floor and table coverings

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a covering or tapestry. Phrases and idioms: on the tapis (of a subject) under consideration or discussion. Etymology: ME, a kind of cloth, f. OF tapiz f. LL tapetium f. Gk tapetion dimin. of tapes tapetos tapestry

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tapis Ta"pis, n. [F. See Tapestry.] Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table. On, or Upon, the tapis, on the table, or under consideration; as, to lay a motion in Parliament on the tapis.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tapis Tap"is, v. t. To cover or work with figures like tapestry. [R.] --Holland.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Carpet.



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