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tapestry
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  • Thus Celia, mutely bending over her tapestry, until she heard her sister calling her.
  • A piece of tapestry over a door also showed a blue-green world with a pale stag in it.

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  • The very furniture in the room seemed to have shrunk since she saw it before: the slag in the tapestry looked more like a ghost in his ghostly blue-green world; the volumes of polite literature in the bookcase looked more like immovable imitations of books.

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as in: the tapestry hangs in the museum Define
a heavy fabric with a woven picture or design -- often hung on a wall for display
as in: the tapestry of my life Define
something consisting of many interconnected, non-mechanical parts
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