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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Long heavy curtains. Cloth hung, usually in windows.

Usage examples (37)
  • She hid behind the heavy, brocade draperies.
  • Liberty is a gigantic figure of a woman in Greek draperies, holding in her right hand a torch ....
  • She tossed out one arm with a funny little movement that sent her thin draperies floating as though towards the bell.
  • I am only a man, and I do not name draperies well. for more
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