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Definition of "arts" []

  • (as modifier)
  • Cunning or crafty actions or plots; schemes
  • Plural form of art. (noun)

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Use "arts" in a sentence
  • "Another theory which is a corollary to that of the limits of the arts, falls with them; that of the _union of the arts_."
  • "a list and 'muster-roll of the arts and sciences'; -- stopping to tell us plainly that he knows what he is about, and that he has not brought in '_these private and retired arts_,' with so much stress, and under so many heads, in connection with 'the principal and supreme sciences,' and _the mode of their tradition_, without having some occasion for it."
  • "Bacon, who laid out the plan of a universal dictionary of sciences and arts _at a time when there were, so to speak, neither sciences nor arts_. "]"