Definition of canopy:
- A covering fixed over a bed, dais, or the like, or carried on poles over an exalted personage or a sacred object, etc. chiefly as a mark of honor.
- Also, a rooflike covering, supported on pillars over an altar, a statue, a fountain, etc.
- An ornamental projection, over a door, window, niche, etc.
- To cover with, or as with, a canopy.
- "Andersen's Fairy Tales", Hans Christian Andersen.
- "Fables in Slang", George Ade.
- "Pretty Michal", Mór Jókai.