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Definition of drapery:

  1. A textile fabric used for decorative purposes, especially when hung loosely and in folds carefully disturbed; as: ( a) Garments or vestments of this character worn upon the body, or shown in the representations of the human figure in art. ( b) Hangings of a room or hall, or about a bed.
  2. Cloth, or woolen stuffs in general.
  3. The occupation of a draper; cloth- making, or dealing in cloth.


cape, curtain, mantel, drape, pall, blanket, cerement, shroud, winding-sheet, mantle, pallium, mantelpiece, winding-clothes, chill, chimneypiece, mantlepiece.

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