Definition of Arriere

1. n. "That which is behind"; the rear; -- chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate.



Definition of Arriere

1. backward [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arriere

arrhythmias
arrhythmic
arrhythmical
arrhythmically
arrhythmogenic
arrhythmous
arrhythmy
arriage
arriages
arriba
arride
arrided
arrides
arriding
arriere (current term)
arriere pensee
arriero
arrieros
arris
arrises
arrish
arrishes
arriswise
arrival
arrival gate
arrival time
arrivals
arrivance
arrivances

Literary usage of Arriere

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1. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"Note to the fourth edit. part of their policy to obtain possession of arriere-fiefs, and thus to become tenants of their own barons. ..."

2. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"arriere FIEF, or FEE. In feudal law. A fief or fee dependent on a superior one; an inferior fief ... arriere VASSAL. The vassal of a vassal. In feudal law. ..."

3. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"... possession of arriere-fiefs, and thus to become tenants of their own barons. In such cases the king was obliged by the feudal duties to perform homage, ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... of Scottish horsemen ranging the field, returned towards the arriere to present danger, ... arriere ..."

5. Curiosities of the Law Reporters by Franklin Fiske Heard (1871)
"... and drank all the wine that was left; and that, when Mr. Burnet took the cup from him, ' Symons violently reprise ces hors de ses mains arriere in facie ..."

6. The War Diary of a Diplomat by Lee Meriwether (1919)
"... et que c'est la barbaric Anglaise qui nous aura obliges a apporter la destruction et le deuil dans vos villes, loin en arriere du front! ..."

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