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TAPESTRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tapestry mean? 

TAPESTRY (noun)
  The noun TAPESTRY has 3 senses:

1. something that resembles a tapestry in its complex pictorial designs
2. a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
3. a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs

  Familiarity information: TAPESTRY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TAPESTRY (noun)


Sense 1tapestry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something that resembles a tapestry in its complex pictorial designs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

the tapestry of European history

Hypernyms ("tapestry" is a kind of...):

complexity; complexness (the quality of being intricate and compounded)


Sense 2tapestry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

tapis; tapestry

Hypernyms ("tapestry" is a kind of...):

cloth; fabric; material; textile (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers)


Sense 3tapestry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

arras; tapestry

Hypernyms ("tapestry" is a kind of...):

hanging; wall hanging (decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window)

Meronyms (parts of "tapestry"):

edging (border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug))


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