Bayeux tapestry

Bayeux tapestry

[bey-yoo, bah-; French ba-yœ]
noun
a strip of embroidered linen 231 feet (70 meters) long and 20 inches (50 cm) wide, depicting the Norman conquest of England and dating from c1100.

Origin:
after Bayeux, France, the town in which it was made

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Bayeux tapestry
 
n
an 11th- or 12th-century embroidery in Bayeux, nearly 70.5 m (231 ft) long by 50 cm (20 inches) high, depicting the Norman conquest of England

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