noun see drape I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • drape — I. verb (draped; draping) Etymology: probably back formation from drapery Date: 1847 transitive verb 1. to cover or adorn with or as if with folds of cloth 2. to cause to hang or stretch out loosely or carelessly 3. to arrange in flowing lines or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drape — drapable, drapeable, adj. drapability, drapeability, n. /drayp/, v., draped, draping, n. v.t. 1. to cover or hang with cloth or other fabric, esp. in graceful folds; adorn with drapery. 2. to adjust (curtains, clothes, etc.) into graceful folds,… …   Universalium

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