drapes


drapes
drapes (n.) "curtains," 1895, see DRAPE (Cf. drape) (n.).

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  • drapes — UK [dreɪps] US noun [plural] mainly american curtains made of heavy cloth Thesaurus: curtains and blindshyponym * * * /ˈdreıps/ noun [plural] chiefly US : long heavy curtains This room needs new drapes …   Useful english dictionary

  • drapes — [dreıps] n [plural] AmE long heavy curtains …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drapes — [ dreıps ] noun plural AMERICAN curtains made of heavy cloth …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drapes — n. (AE; BE has curtains) 1) to hang drapes 2) to draw; open the drapes 3) window drapes * * * open the drapes (AE;BE has curtains) to hang drapes to draw window drapes …   Combinatory dictionary

  • drapes — dreɪp n. curtain, drapery; manner in which something drapes and hangs in folds v. cover with cloth, adorn with drapery; hang or stretch out loosely; arrange in graceful folds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drapes — noun Heavy cloth hung over a window. Syn: curtains …   Wiktionary

  • drapes — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. window covering, drapery, hanging; see curtain …   English dictionary for students

  • drapes — spread …   Anagrams dictionary

  • drapes — chiefly N. Amer. long curtains. → drape …   English new terms dictionary

  • drapes — UK [dreɪps] / US noun [plural] mainly American curtains made of heavy cloth …   English dictionary


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