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Definitions for DRAPE
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curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pallnoun
hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
the manner in which fabric hangs or falls
"she adjusted the drape of her skirt"
a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination
arrange in a particular way
"drape a cloth"
"The cat draped herself on the sofa"
clothe, cloak, drape, robeverb
cover as if with clothing
"the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"
cover or dress loosely with cloth
"drape the statue with a sheet"
A curtain, a drapery.
A youth subculture distinguished by its sharp dress, especially peg-leg pants (1950s: e.g. Baltimore, MD). Antonym: square
To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc.
To rail at; to banter.
To make cloth.
To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc.
To hang or rest limply
To spread over, cover.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: drap, French; drapus, low Latin.
It was a rare thing to set prices by statute; and this act did not prescribe prices, but stinted them not to exceed a rate, that the clothier might drape accordingly as he might afford. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.
to cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc
to rail at; to banter
to make cloth
to design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc
Etymology: [F. draper, fr. drap cloth. See 3d Drab.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Drape is ranked #118185 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Drape surname appeared 147 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Drape.
83.6% or 123 total occurrences were White.
11.5% or 17 total occurrences were Black.
3.4% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.
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The numerical value of DRAPE in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of DRAPE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of DRAPE in a Sentence
Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
Mr. Smocks now seeks to somehow compare himself and drape himself in the mantle of civil rights. I, for one, find that offensive, people died fighting for civil rights.
You can drape a light blanket over your newborns car seat and handle, but never put a covering, such as a blanket or a mask, directly over your babys face.
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