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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diaper  \Di"a*per\,  v.  i. 
  To  draw  flowers  or  figures,  as  upon  cloth.  ``If  you  diaper  on 
  folds.''  --Peacham. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diaper  \Di"a*per\,  n.  [OF.  diaspre,  diapre,  diaspe  sort  of 
  figured  cloth,  It  diaspro  jasper,  diaspo  figured  cloth,  from 
  L.  jaspis  a  green-colored  precious  stone.  See  {Jasper}.] 
  1.  Any  textile  fabric  (esp.  linen  or  cotton  toweling)  woven 
  in  diaper  pattern.  See  2. 
 
  2.  (Fine  Arts)  Surface  decoration  of  any  sort  which  consists 
  of  the  constant  repetition  of  one  or  more  simple  figures 
  or  units  of  design  evenly  spaced. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diaper  \Di"a*per\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  ornament  with  figures,  etc.,  arranged  in  the  pattern 
  called  diaper,  as  cloth  in  weaving.  ``Diapered  light.'' 
  --H.  Van  Laun. 
 
  Engarlanded  and  diapered  With  in  wrought  flowers. 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  To  put  a  diaper  on  (a  child). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diaper 
  n  1:  folded  cloth  drawn  up  between  the  legs  and  fastened  at  the 
  waist;  worn  by  infants  to  catch  excrement  [syn:  {nappy}, 
  {napkin}] 
  2:  a  fabric  (usually  cotton  or  linen)  with  a  distinctive  woven 
  pattern  of  small  repeated  figures 




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