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drape

 (drāp)
v. draped, drap·ing, drapes
v.tr.
1. To cover, hang, or decorate with cloth in loose folds: draped the coffin with a flag; a robe that draped her figure.
2. To arrange or let fall in loose folds: draping the banner from the balcony.
3. To hang or rest limply: draped my legs over the chair.
v.intr.
To fall or hang in loose folds: arranged the cloth to drape over the table legs.
n.
1. A drapery; a curtain.
2. A paper or cloth covering placed over a patient's body during medical examination or treatment, designed to provide privacy or a sterile operative field.
3. The way in which cloth falls or hangs: adjusted the drape of the gown.

[Middle English drapen, to weave, from Old French draper, from drap, cloth, from Late Latin drappus.]

drapes

(dreɪps) or

draperies

pl n
(Furniture) curtains, esp ones of heavy fabric
Translations
سَتائِر
záclony
gardiner
függönyök
gluggatjöld
zavese

drapes

[ˈdreɪps] npl (US) (= curtains) → rideaux mpl

drapes

[dreɪps] npl (Am) → tende fpl

drape

(dreip) verb
1. to hang cloth in folds (about). We draped the sofa in red velvet.
2. to hang in folds. We draped sheets over the boxes to hide them.
ˈdraper noun
a person who sells cloth, clothing etc.
ˈdraperyplural ˈdraperies noun
1. a draper's business.
2. cloth used for draping. walls hung with blue drapery.
drapes noun plural
(American) curtains.
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