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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·ray, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Arrayed p. pr. & vb. n. Arraying.]
 1. To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.
 By torch and trumpet fast arrayed,
 Each horseman drew his battle blade.   --Campbell.
    These doubts will be arrayed before their minds.   --Farrar.
 2. To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.
    Pharaoh . . . arrayed him in vestures of fine linen.   --Gen. xli.░.
    In gelid caves with horrid gloom arrayed.   --Trumbull.
 3. Law To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man.
 To array a panel, to set forth in order the men that are impaneled.
 Syn: -- To draw up; arrange; dispose; set in order.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : in ceremonial attire and paraphernalia; "professors arrayed
            in robes" [syn: panoplied]