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Tapis

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On the tapis. On the carpet; under consideration, now being ventilated. An English-French phrase, referring to the tapis or cloth with which the table of the council-chamber is covered, and on which are laid the motions before the House.

“My business comes now upon the tapis.”—Farquhar The Beaux Stratagem, iii. 3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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