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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface; Small very thin pancake v. - Curl tightly; Cover or drape with a thin light fabric.

Usage examples (39)
  • crape the mirror
  • The veil was a kind of crape, so that they could see through it, or at least
  • "I adopted that common lawn," planting trees and shrubs such as crape myrtles and Japanese maples, he said.
  • Then let me advise you to go in crape spectacles. for more
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  • A "crap" is a losing throw of the dice, "crape" is a black mourning fabric, often worn as a band on the sleeve, to "creep" is to move slowly or near the ground, while "crepe" is a crinkled fabric or paper.
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