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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window); Cloth gracefully hung and arranged in loose folds.

Usage examples (35)
  • The hardware for such drapery is difficult to manage, especially those terrible drapery hooks.
  • The drapery is Greek, with one trifling variation, -- the fastening of the dress is shown upon the right shoulder.
  • Her breast is very nobly and tenderly indicated under the folds of her drapery, which is exquisitely studied in its fall.
  • Bulgaria, a movement against the cynicism which does not clothe its corruption with a decent Western drapery, that is something; if there is for more
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