Associations to the word «Drapery»

Wiktionary

DRAPERY, noun. (uncountable) Cloth draped gracefully in folds.
DRAPERY, noun. (countable) A piece of cloth, hung vertically as a curtain; a drape.
DRAPERY, noun. The occupation of a draper; cloth-making, or dealing in cloth.
DRAPERY, noun. Cloth, or woollen materials in general.

Dictionary definition

DRAPERY, noun. Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window).
DRAPERY, noun. Cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats