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Meaning of Bayeux tapestry

Ba•yeux' tap'estry

Pronunciation: (bā-y', bä- Fr. ba-yœ'), [key]
  1. a strip of embroidered linen 231 ft. (70 m) long and 20 in. (50 cm) wide, depicting the Norman conquest of England and dating from c1100.
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