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Definition 1: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for drapery in the sense of this definition

(drapery is a kind of ...) a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

(drapery is a kind of ...) (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

(... is a kind of drapery ) a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery

(... is a kind of drapery ) a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves

(... is a kind of drapery ) a drapery that covers the front of an altar

(... is a kind of drapery ) a heavy curtain hung across a doorway

(... is a kind of drapery ) a curtain that keeps water from splashing out of the shower area

(... is a kind of drapery ) a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance

(drapery is a part of ...) a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar

Definition 2: cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds - [noun denoting artifact]

(drapery is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

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