2. Noun. (context: ''especially'' UK) (plural of drape) ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of drape) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Drapes
1. drape [v] - See also: drape
Lexicographical Neighbors of Drapes
Literary usage of Drapes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Beginning with Post, disapproval of drapes has occasionally been recorded ... drapes is also a technical term in the operating room, where the patient to be ..."
2. The Imperial Island: England's Chronicle in Stone by James Frothingham Hunnewell (1886)
"... throughout England, spreads upon old walls, imparts its grace, and green, dense ivy drapes the hard gray stones and makes the east end beautiful. ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"drapes conjectures as to the nature of the lesion which could cause such a peculiar ... drapes pictures the lesion as a circumscribed meningeal inflammation ..."