\kˈɜːtən], \kˈɜːtən], \k_ˈɜː_t_ə_n]\
Definitions of CURTAIN
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- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
A hanging screen intended to darken or conceal, and admitting of being drawn back or up, and reclosed at pleasure; esp., drapery of cloth or lace hanging round a bed or at a window; in theaters, and like places, a movable screen for concealing the stage.
That part of the rampart and parapet which is between two bastions or two gates. See Illustrations of Ravelin and Bastion.
That part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, etc.
A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.
To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.
By Oddity Software
A hanging screen which can be drawn up or aside.
To inclose in, or as with, screens or curtains: curtain fire, a wall of dropping shells from massed artillery.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Drapery hung round and inclosing a bed, etc.: the part of a rampart between two bastions: also, an ensign or flag. Shak.
To inclose or furnish with curtains.
By Daniel Lyons
Hanging cloth for a bed or window; part of a rampart between two bastions.
To furnish with curtains.
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
To supply with curtains; separate, as by a curtain.
An adjustable hanging covering, as of a window.
Something that conceals or separates.
Part of a rampart that connects two bastions or towers.
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A movable cloth hung round a bed, at a window, or in front of a stage; any piece of movable drapery used for concealment; the part of a wall or rampart which joins the flanks of two bastions together.
To inclose by means of curtains.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] A moveable cloth screen or covering intended to darken or conceal;â€”a cloth used in theatres to conceal the stage from the audience;â€”part of the rampart between the flanks of two bastions.
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