drapery
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdɹeɪpəɹi/
Noun

drapery

  1. (uncountable) Cloth draped gracefully in folds.
  2. (countable) A piece of cloth, hung vertically as a curtain; a drape.
  3. The occupation of a draper; cloth-making, or dealing in cloth.
  4. Cloth, or woollen materials in general.
    • 1859, Thomas Macaulay, The Life of William Pitt
      people who ought to be weighing out grocery or measuring out drapery
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