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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A cloth or other covering fastened as a roof above a throne or bed.

Usage examples (37)
  • Seas roll to waft me, suns to light me rise; My footstool earth, my canopy the skies.
  • I use a climber where the canopy is more open and I can see well.
  • Several feet of space between the roof and tree canopy is much safer.
  • The Semana Santa canopy is up in the plaza, but ... nobody is selling, and nobody is buying. for more
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  • The waiter served her a "canape" (small piece of bread covered with tasty food) under the "canopy" (a rooflike covering or shelter).
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