Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak. Contrasted with uncovered.
  • adjective curtained; -- of windows. Opposite of curtainless.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of drape.

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  • adjective covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
  • adjective covered in folds of cloth

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Examples

  • The woman turned her back to the bonfire and lifted that branch with the skin draped over it, and began dancing slowly with the branch, which, we saw now, had outstretched arms like a person, and which, with the fish skin wrapped around it, appeared to be a man wearing a black-silver jacket.

    Fish Story

  • The woman turned her back to the bonfire and lifted that branch with the skin draped over it, and began dancing slowly with the branch, which, we saw now, had outstretched arms like a person, and which, with the fish skin wrapped around it, appeared to be a man wearing a black-silver jacket.

    Fish Story

  • With four minutes remaining, Edler's point shot trickled behind Garon, who had Henrik Sedin draped all over him in the crease, to tie it at 3 heading into the third.

    USATODAY.com - Hockey - Vancouver vs. Edmonton

  • He was wearing sunglasses and a casual open-necked shirt, and a gold cross dangled from a chain draped around his neck.

    My Lunch With Litvinenko

  • Large swaths of a dark fabric are draped from the center of the ceiling to the side walls in a swag fashion.

    Adios San Cristobal de las Casas

  • He was wearing sunglasses and a casual open-necked shirt, and a gold cross dangled from a chain draped around his neck.

    My Lunch With Litvinenko

  • Red flags were also draped from the windows of the hospital insupport of the protest.

    Hypocrite John Reid Demonstrates Against His Own Government

  • He was wearing sunglasses and a casual open-necked shirt, and a gold cross dangled from a chain draped around his neck.

    My Lunch With Litvinenko

  • Wil McCarthy's written a fascinating piece for Wired on "invisibility cloaks" -- micro-video camouflage systems that reproduce what's behind you on pixels in draped in front of you.

    Boing Boing: July 6, 2003 - July 12, 2003 Archives

  • There were no safety-pins, but lots of sass, in short, draped bloomers, or bondage mico-shorts, tightly belted over ripped and torn pastel leggings.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

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