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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 drap·ery /ˈdrep(ə)ri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dra·per·y n.; pl. Draperies
 1. The occupation of a draper; cloth-making, or dealing in cloth.
 2. Cloth, or woolen stuffs in general.
    People who ought to be weighing out grocery or measuring out drapery.   --Macaulay.
 3. A textile fabric used for decorative purposes, especially when hung loosely and in folds carefully disturbed; as: (a) Garments or vestments of this character worn upon the body, or shown in the representations of the human figure in art. (b) Hangings of a room or hall, or about a bed.
 Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch
 About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.   --Bryant.
    All the decent drapery of life is to be rudely torn off.   --Burke.
 Casting of draperies. See under Casting.
    The casting of draperies . . . is one of the most important of an artist's studies.   --Fairholt.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
           [syn: curtain, drape, mantle, pall]
      2: cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds