Dis`ar*ray" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disarrayed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disarraying.] [Pref. dis- + array, v.: cf. OF. desarroyer, desarreier.]

1.

To throw into disorder; to break the array of.

Who with fiery steeds Oft disarrayed the foes in battle ranged. Fenton.

2.

To take off the dress of; to unrobe.

So, as she bade, the witch they disarrayed. Spenser.

 

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Dis`ar*ray" (?), n. [Cf. F. d'esarroi.]

1.

Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.

Disrank the troops, set all in disarray. Daniel.

2.

Confused attire; undress.

Spenser.

 

© Webster 1913.

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