Definition of Drapes

1. Noun. (plurale tantum) Heavy cloth hung over a window. ¹



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

drapability
drapable
drape
drapeabilities
drapeability
drapeable
draped
drapelike
draper
draper's
draperied
draperies
drapers
drapery
draperylike
drapes (current term)
drapet
drapetomania
drapets
drapey
drapier
drapiers
draping
drapings
drapped
drappie
drappies
drapping
drappy
draps

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 ..."

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