from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An unframed curtain that is lowered to a stage from the flies, often serving as background scenery.
- n. A theater curtain that is lowered or raised vertically rather than drawn to the side.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Drop, n., 4. (d).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as drop, 9 .
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
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