Definition of Tapis

1. Noun. A heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery.

Exact synonyms: Tapestry
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Tapis

1. n. Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table.

2. v. t. To cover or work with figures like tapestry.

Definition of Tapis

1. Noun. Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tapis

1. material used for wall hangings and floor coverings [n -PISES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapis

tapinocephalic
tapinocephaly
tapinoses
tapinosis
tapioca
tapioca pearl
tapioca plant
tapioca pudding
tapioca puddings
tapioca starch
tapiocas
tapir
tapir mouth
tapiroid
tapirs
tapis (current term)
tapiser
tapisers
tapises
tapist
tapists
taplash
taplashes
tapless
taplitumomab
tapoa tafa
tapotement
tapotements
tappa
tappable

Literary usage of Tapis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"... tapis. He was a native of Cata- luna in Spain and born about 1757.1 He came to California about 1790, and was one of the first missionaries at Santa ..."

2. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"THE fourth president of the missions of Alta California was Father Estevan tapis. He was a native of Cata- luna in Spain and born about 1757.1 He came to ..."

3. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1913)
"Fr. Sarria Justifies His Refusal to Fr. Duran and Arguello.—Fr. tapis to Fr. Duran.—Action of the Mexican President Concerning ..."

4. Correspondence of James Fenimore-Cooper by James Fenimore Cooper (1922)
"The manuscript [probably The Islets of the Gulf ; or Rose Budd~\ is gone, and an arrangement is on the tapis ..."

5. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1913)
"Fr. tapis to Fr. Duran.—Action of the Mexican President Concerning Fr. Sarria.—Fr. Duran Changes His Mind.—Demands for Supplies Continue. ..."

6. Rachel and the New World: A Trip to the United States and Cuba by Léon Beauvallet (1856)
"IN WHICH THE MARSEILLAISE APPEARS ON THE tapis. APPOINTING himself master of ceremonies, a French passenger arises and, in the name of the Americans, ..."

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