Definitions for: Drape

[n] hanging cloth used as a blind
[v] arrange in a particular way; "drape a cloth"
[v] place casually; "The cat draped herself on the sofa"
[v] cover or dress loosely with cloth; "drape the statue with a sheet"

Webster (1913) Definition: Drape, 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.

The whole people were draped professionally. --De

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

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

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

2. To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for
hangings, costumes, statues, etc.

Synonyms: curtain, drapery, mantle, pall

See Also: arrange, blind, cover, drop, drop cloth, drop curtain, festoon, fold, fold up, furnishings, portiere, screen, set up, shower curtain, theater curtain, theatre curtain, turn up

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