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Definition of DRAPE

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Drape \Drape\ (dr[=a]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Draped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Draping}.] [F. draper, fr. drap cloth. See 3d {Drab}.]
     1. To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc. [1913 Webster]

              The whole people were draped professionally. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

              These starry blossoms, [of the snow] pure and white, Soft falling, falling, through the night, Have draped the woods and mere.       --Bungay. [1913 Webster]

     2. To rail at; to banter. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Drape \Drape\, v. i.
     1. To make cloth. [Obs.] --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]

     2. To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

108 Moby Thesaurus words for "drape":
     adorn, apparel, array, attire, awning, bag, beach umbrella, bedeck, bedrape, blanket, blind, bundle up, cascade, cloak, clothe, coat, cover, coverage, covering, covert, coverture, cowl, cowling, curtain, daggle, dangle, deck, decorate, depend, dight, drabble, drag, draggle, drapery, dress, droop, dud, ear lobe, enclothe, endue, enrobe, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, fall, festoon, flap, flop, flow, garb, garment, guise, habilitate, hang, hang down, hanger, hanging, hood, housing, invest, lap, lappet, light shield, lobation, lobe, lobule, lop, mantle, mask, muffle up, nod, ornament, pall, parasol, pend, pendant, rag out, raiment, robe, roll, sag, screen, shade, shader, shadow, sheathe, shelter, shield, shroud, spraddle, spread-eagle, sunblind, sunshade, swaddle, swag, swathe, swing, tapestry, tire, trail, umbrella, uvula, veil, vestment, weep, wrap, wrap up


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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