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n. pl. can·o·pies
a. A covering, usually cloth, suspended over a throne or bed.
b. A cloth covering held aloft on poles above a sacred object, an eminent person, or a couple being married during certain wedding ceremonies.
c. A cloth covering held aloft on posts, used for shade or decoration.
2. Architecture An ornamental rooflike projection over a niche, altar, or tomb.
3. A protective rooflike covering, often of canvas, mounted on a frame over a walkway or door.
4. A high overarching covering, such as the sky: "I just look up at the stars and let the vastness of that black and twinkling canopy fill my soul" (Margaret Mason).
5. The uppermost layer in a forest, formed by the crowns of the trees.
6. The transparent covering that encloses the cockpit of certain aircraft.
7. The part of a parachute that opens up to catch the air.
tr.v. can·o·pied, can·o·py·ing, can·o·pies
To cover with or as if with a canopy.
[Middle English canape, from Medieval Latin canāpēum, mosquito net, from Latin cōnōpēum, from Greek kōnōpeion, bed with mosquito netting, from kōnōps, kōnōp-, mosquito.]
having an ornamental awning
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|Adj.||1.||canopied - covered with or as with a canopy; "a canopied bed"; "streets canopied by stately trees"|
covered - overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony"