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tapestry

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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
  • Here, I brought your tapestry bag; I didn't look at your notes or clues, honest.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • tapestry = made of rug-like fabric with artwork
  • I saw them begin to look around, at the silver on the bowls, the golden goblets, the tapestries.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • tapestries = rug-like artworks hung on a wall
  • Tapestries still hung on the walls of the living room and my mother's books still crowded the shelves in Baba's study.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • tapestries = rug-like artworks
  • 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
  • The walls were hung round with tapestry, said to be from the Gobelin looms, and, at all events, representing the Scriptural story of David and Bathsheba, and Nathan the Prophet, in colours still unfaded, but which made the fair woman of the scene almost as grimly picturesque as the woe-denouncing seer.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • tapestry = rug-like artwork
  • 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

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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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