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  • n. That which drapes.
  • n. Material used as a drape.
  • v. Present participle of drape.


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  • Lifting the heavy Puritan curtain draping Bush's Washington reveals enlightening scenes of its decadent anthropology.


  • Scarfs, you may believe me, are a boon to painters, and had you used them you would have acquired good taste in draping, in which you are deficient.

    Memoirs of Madame Vigée Lebrun

  • The other test was based on skills of "draping" -- using fondant to make a cloth-like covering for the cake.

    Matt's Sports Attack

  • I suppose the fabric cake could be considered draping, which is the 'art' of creating a dress without a pattern, just draping the fabric across the model until it forms a dress and sewing/stitching from there.

    Sunday Sweets: Gettin' Crafty

  • The draping is a free-for-all you decorate after the dress sample has been constructed, I think.p.s. that waistline definition is all in the right corset, shell need a tight grosgrain ribbon in there to keep it defined. no cake eating for her!

    Ava and Lana BFF - A Dress A Day

  • There is a way of designing called "draping" that you can learn, if you want to create beautiful clothing.

    The Rose Garden

  • The casual Jesus pose immediately made me think of what you said about the Captain "draping" himself on everything.

    Recover'd Greenness

  • In some areas of the Alps, ski resorts set atop glaciers have taken drastic measures to stave off the decline, such as draping glaciers in plastic sheeting to keep them cooler.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • The oil is not "draping" across the bottom, but is spread out in "small, unevenly distributed droplets," the report states.

    Signs of the Times

  • The series of 26 dresses, which all maintained her signature sleek, slim shape while adding new elements such as draping and textured fabrics, were picture perfect.



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