noun, plural drap·er·ies.
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Origin of drapery
OTHER WORDS FROM draperydrap·er·ied, adjectiveun·dra·per·ied, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for drapery
The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.
Louis could not help seeing the lovely group, through the half-obscuring draperies of the open door.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The softest carpets and rugs covered the floors; rich and tasteful draperies hung at doors and windows.
Her little bronze bedroom slippers peeped in and out from her trailing draperies of topaz-coloured silk.A Butterfly on the Wheel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
"No," she exclaimed with dainty aplomb to the man who sat cross-legged in muslin draperies on the table.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan