Curtaining
Curtain Cur"tain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Curtained} (k[^u]r"t[i^]nd; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. {Curtaining}.] To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains. [1913 Webster]

So when the sun in bed Curtained with cloudy red. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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