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drape


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drape  \Drape\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Draped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Draping}.]  [F.  draper,  fr  drap  cloth.  See  3d  {Drab}.] 
  1.  To  cover  or  adorn  with  drapery  or  folds  of  cloth,  or  as 
  with  drapery;  as  to  drape  a  bust,  a  building,  etc 
 
  The  whole  people  were  draped  professionally.  --De 
  Quincey. 
 
  These  starry  blossoms,  [of  the  snow]  pure  and  white, 
  Soft  falling,  falling,  through  the  night,  Have 
  draped  the  woods  and  mere.  --Bungay. 
 
  2.  To  rail  at  to  banter.  [Obs.]  --Sir  W.  Temple. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drape  \Drape\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  make  cloth.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  design  drapery,  arrange  its  folds,  etc.,  as  for 
  hangings,  costumes,  statues,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drape 
  n  :  hanging  cloth  used  as  a  blind  [syn:  {curtain},  {drapery},  {mantle}, 
  {pall}] 
  v  1:  arrange  in  a  particular  way  "drape  a  cloth" 
  2:  place  casually;  "The  cat  draped  herself  on  the  sofa"  [syn:  {pose}] 
  3:  cover  or  dress  loosely  with  cloth;  "drape  the  statue  with  a 
  sheet" 




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