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  • n. The activity of going through the canopy of a forest on a zipline
  • v. Present participle of canopy.


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  • (In fact, the clear delineation of the altar and sanctuary by a rood screen might even be thought to have a similar "canopying" like effect that the ciborium visually has, insofar as it delineates that space and the altar within it.)

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  • An old, Black man, a young spotted giraffe, and even a horny spider monkey on the loose in the palm tree fronds canopying Hollywood.

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  • One minute it was here, canopying her soul to drugged insensibility, the next minute it was gone, leaving her alone in her body. next »

    Excerpt: The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

  • Twilight, in these southern climates, is almost unknown; immediately the sun sets, night begins: and ere he had advanced far, the power of the storm was above — its echoing thunders had scarcely an interval of rest — its thick heavy rain forced its way through the canopying foliage, whilst the blue forked lightning seemed to fall and radiate at his very feet.

    The Vampyre

  • Her eyebrows were plucked flat, canopying small, olive drab, porcine eyes rimmed with red.

    Over the Edge

  • Paxton's fairy palace of glass and iron, erected in Hyde Park, and canopying in its glittering spaces the untouched, majestic elms of that national pleasure-ground as well as the varied treasures of industrial and artistic achievement brought from every quarter of the globe, divided the charmed astonishment of foreign spectators with the absolute orderliness of the myriads who thronged it and crowded all its approaches on the great opening day.

    Great Britain and Her Queen

  • The languor of sleep being still upon him, he lazily watched the quivering of a sunbeam that was caught in the canopying boughs above.

    Flip, a California romance

  • As for the canopying that was fun too but not as much as the rafting I didn't think. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • The single-lane bridge canopying Crooked Creek sits atop concrete piles and encloses travelers with its wooden frame.

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  • Between two broad carriage-ways, which pafs immedi - ately along the ii4cs, are feveral alleys of tall lime trees, canopying walks, firft laia out by Charles the Fifth, iu 1536, and ordered to be carefully preferved, the placard being ftill ex - tant, which direfls the punifbment, of offen - ders againft them - It would be tedious to men - tion the many fplendid buildings in this and the neighbouring ftreets.

    A journey made in the summer of 1794, through Holland and the western frontier of Germany, with a return down the Rhine: to which are added, observation during a tour to the lakes of Lancashire, Westmoreland, and Cumberland


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