Arriere-garde



rear guard.
a group that is behind or out-of-date in any field, especially in one of the arts.

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  • Arris

    a sharp ridge, as between adjoining channels of a Doric column. the line, ridge, or hip formed by the meeting of two surfaces at an exterior angle. Historical Examples Old ‘arris is either dead and buried, or gorn away, or somethin’. The Lord of the Sea M. P. Shiel She would come to the front […]

  • Arrises

    a sharp ridge, as between adjoining channels of a Doric column. the line, ridge, or hip formed by the meeting of two surfaces at an exterior angle. Historical Examples After this, the arrises may again be planed until it has 16 and then 32 sides. Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor When the work will permit, […]



  • Arrish

    noun (Southwest English, dialect) corn stubble Historical Examples In Devon a corn-field, which has been cut and cleared, is called an “arrish.” Notes and Queries, Number 74, March 29, 1851 Various But it must be observed, there is a difference between “arrish” and “harrisers.” Notes and Queries, Number 74, March 29, 1851 Various

  • Arrival

    an act of ; a coming: His arrival was delayed by traffic. the reaching or attainment of any object or condition: arrival at a peace treaty. the person or thing that or has : First arrivals will be the first seated. Contemporary Examples Although this is a notoriously difficult checkpoint, security was tightened for the […]



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