Definition of Canopies

1. Noun. (plural of canopy) ¹



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Definition of Canopies

1. canopy [v] - See also: canopy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canopies

canonship
canonships
canoodle
canoodled
canoodler
canoodlers
canoodles
canoodling
canoodlings
canophilia
canopic
canopic jar
canopic jars
canopic vase
canopied
canopies (current term)
canopy
canopy bed
canopy beds
canopying
canopylike
canorous
canorously
canorousness
canorousnesses
canrenone
cans
cansful
canso

Literary usage of Canopies

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1. The Brasses of England by Herbert Walter Macklin (1907)
"At the same time it is important to compare the details of these canopies with others in an erect position, such as those of niches, tabernacles, ..."

2. An inquiry into the difference of style observable in ancient glass by Charles Winston (1867)
"canopies. The canopy forma a very important feature in Decorated glass-paintings. ... Some canopies, as for instance those used in tracery lights, ..."

3. Monumental Brasses by Herbert Walter Macklin (1891)
"BRASSES AND ARCHITECTURE. canopies. GREAT numbers of brasses are adorned with handsome' canopies over and around the figures ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1909)
"canopies AND PORCHES 53. Of canopies, marquees, porches, etc., there is endless variety. They are peculiarly adapted for execution in wrought and cast metal ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Many elaborate well-canopies were made in wrought iron, and gave Fie. 9.—Brass Vase, pierced and gilt; ..."

6. Modern Parish Churches: Their Plan, Design, and Furniture by John Thomas Micklethwaite (1874)
"OF ALTAR-canopies. THE altar-canopy is, as the usual name—Baldacchino— implies, an importation from Italy. There is reason to believe that something of the ..."

7. Monumental Brasses and Slabs: An Historical and Descriptive Notice of the by Charles Boutell (1847)
"The canopies very commonly placed in brasses about the persons of the engraven effigies, exhibit an almost infinite variety of design, and abound in ..."

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