Tapestrying
Tapestry Tap"es*try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.] To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry. [1913 Webster]

The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock tapestried with broom and wild roses. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tapestried — Tapestry Tap es*try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.] To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry. [1913 Webster] The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock tapestried with broom and wild roses.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tapestry — Tap es*try, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.] To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry. [1913 Webster] The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock tapestried with broom and wild roses. Macaulay.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tapestry — tapestrylike, adj. /tap euh stree/, n., pl. tapestries, v., tapestried, tapestrying. n. 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture… …   Universalium

  • tapestry — /ˈtæpəstri / (say tapuhstree) noun (plural tapestries) 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which coloured threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, and used for wall hangings, furniture coverings, etc. 2. a machine woven… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tapestry — [tap′əs trē] n. pl. tapestries [LME tapsterie, earlier tapicerie < MFr tapisserie < OFr tapis, a carpet < MGr tapētion < Gr, dim. of tapēs (gen. tapētos), a carpet, prob. < Iran, as in Pers tāftan, to twist, spin < IE * temp… …   English World dictionary

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