Arraying
Array Ar*ray", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arrayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arraying}.] [OE. araien, arraien, fr. OE. arraier, arreier, arreer, arroier, fr. arrai. See {Array}, n.] 1. To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal. [1913 Webster]

By torch and trumpet fast arrayed, Each horseman drew his battle blade. --Campbell. [1913 Webster]

These doubts will be arrayed before their minds. --Farrar. [1913 Webster]

2. To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind. [1913 Webster]

Pharaoh . . . arrayed him in vestures of fine linen. --Gen. xli.?. [1913 Webster]

In gelid caves with horrid gloom arrayed. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

{To array a panel}, to set forth in order the men that are impaneled. --Cowell. --Tomlins. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To draw up; arrange; dispose; set in order. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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