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1. An unframed curtain that is lowered to a stage from the flies, often serving as background scenery.
2. A theater curtain that is lowered or raised vertically rather than drawn to the side.
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(Theatre) theatre a curtain that is suspended from the flies and can be raised and lowered onto the stage. Also called: drop cloth or drop
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a stage curtain that is lowered into position from the flies.
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|Noun||1.||drop curtain - a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery|
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