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tapestry
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Harry Potter (#1) and the Sorcerer's Stone
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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
  • 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.
    p.128.9

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  • The tapestry depicts the building of the Notre Dame Cathedral.

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  • Harry yelled, and the four of them sprinted down the gallery, not looking back to see whether Filch was following — they swung around the doorpost and galloped down one corridor then another, Harry in the lead, without any idea where they were or where they were going — they ripped through a tapestry and found themselves in a hidden passageway, hurtled along it and came out near their Charms classroom, which they knew was miles from the trophy room.
    p.158.7

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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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