Associations to the word «Tapestry»


TAPESTRY, noun. A heavy woven cloth, often with decorative pictorial designs, normally hung on walls.
TAPESTRY, noun. (by extension)   Anything with variegated or complex details.
TAPESTRY, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To decorate with tapestry, or as if with a tapestry.
TAPESTRY BEETLE, noun. (obsolete) A small black dermestoid beetle (Attagenus unicolor) whose larva feeds on tapestry, carpets, etc.
TAPESTRY BEETLES, noun. Plural of tapestry beetle

Dictionary definition

TAPESTRY, noun. Something that resembles a tapestry in its complex pictorial designs; "the tapestry of European history".
TAPESTRY, noun. A heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery.
TAPESTRY, noun. A wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs.

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