- A dress worn primarily by Hindu women; consists of several yards of light material that is draped around the body
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Definition for: ARSIS
- (n.) That part of a foot where the ictus is put, or which is distinguished from the rest (known as the thesis) of the foot by a greater stress of voice.
- (n.) That elevation of voice now called metrical accentuation, or the rhythmic accent.
- (n.) The elevation of the hand, or that part of the bar at which it is raised, in beating time; the weak or unaccented part of the bar; -- opposed to thesis.