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tapestry
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2 meanings
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1  —as in:
the tapestry hangs in the museum
Definition rug-like artwork — often hung on a wall for display
  • The Lady and the Unicorn is the modern title given to the six tapestries that are considered to be among the greatest artworks of the Middle Ages.
tapestries = rug-like artworks — often hung on a wall for display
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The tapestry depicts the building of the Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • tapestry = a rug-like artwork — often hung on a wall for display
  • A huge golden tapestry that reminded me of the drop cloths Dad used at home was hung up against a wall and spilled across the floor.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • tapestry = rug-like artwork — often hung on a wall for display
  • The living-room was crowded to the doors with a set of tapestried furniture entirely too large for it, so that to move about was to stumble continually over scenes of ladies swinging in the gardens of Versailles.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • tapestried = rug-like artwork — in this case used as upholstery
  • He was too sleepy even to be surprised that the people in the portraits along the corridors whispered and pointed as they passed, or that twice Percy led them through doorways hidden behind sliding panels and hanging tapestries.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • tapestries = rug-like artworks hung on a wall
  • Kings, in those days, took their household tapestries with them on campaign, which was a measure of the kind of camps they had.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • tapestries = rug-like artworks — often hung on a wall for display
  • The second chamber was purple in its ornaments and tapestries, and here the panes were purple.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • tapestries = rug-like artworks — often hung on a wall for display
  • Was it a pretty tapestry?
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • tapestry = rug-like artwork — often hung on a wall for display
  • ...she thought of dainty dinners, of shining silverware, of tapestry that peopled the walls with ancient personages and with strange birds flying in the midst of a fairy forest;
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace
  • tapestry = a heavy fabric with a woven picture that is hung on a wall for display
  • When he had gone half way he turned around and stared at the scene — his wife and Catherine scolding and consoling as they stumbled here and there among the crowded furniture with articles of aid, and the despairing figure on the couch, bleeding fluently, and trying to spread a copy of "Town Tattle" over the tapestry scenes of Versailles.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
tapestry = rug-like artwork — in this case used as upholstery

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2  —as in:
the tapestry of my life
Definition something consisting of many interconnected, non-mechanical parts
  • When I look at the tapestry of my life, I feel like a guardian angel was helping to weave the right threads together.
tapestry = something consisting of many interconnected, non-mechanical parts
  • There are some loose threads in my childhood, but were they to be pulled out, the tapestry of my life would unravel.

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