What does the word tapis mean?

Usage examples for tapis

  1. He was wondering how he should bring his question on the tapis; but Phillis, by some marvellous intuition that really surprised her, had already come to the conclusion that this visit meant something. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  2. The tapis vert occupies the greater part of the garden, and it is bordered by gravel walks bordered in turn with white flowerbeds. – The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe
  3. They were debating how this should be brought on the tapis, when the soldier came to them, and stated that the Commandant had ordered him to be of the party, and that he was to offer his services to the two strangers. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat