array (n.) Old form(s): araie, aray
readiness for combat, warlike state
E3 II.ii.6[Audley to Derby, of the troops] [I] bring them hither / In fair array before his majesty
E3 III.iii.227[King Edward to all, of the troops] orderly disposed and set in 'ray
E3 III.iii.43[Prince Edward to King Edward, of King John] it seemeth by his good array, / He means to bid us battle presently
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