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- v. To strip of drapery; to uncover or unveil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To strip of drapery; to uncover or unveil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strip of drapery; uncover.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. strip something of drapery
The prince does not dress himself and a male staffer, different from the one who shaves him every morning, was there to drape and undrape the substantial princely body.
“Thank you very much,” I said as I tried to undrape Camilla without causing any serious injuries to either of us.
Tibetans, for example, hang a curtain in front of their paintings of Buddha-figures - especially those whose forms are open to misunderstanding by the uninitiated - and undrape them only when meditating or performing rituals.
Far above in the liquid darkness rolls the brilliant ball of the moon; beneath, in its light, lies the lake, in murmuring, troubled sleep; round about, the mountains, looking strange and blanched, seem to bare their heads and undrape their shoulders.
Menelaus’s sword was drawn to seek vengeance on the agent of his humiliation and suffering, but Helen had merely to undrape her breasts to change his mind.
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