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English definition of “drape”

drape

verb     /dreɪp/
drape sth across, on, over, etc. sth to put something such as cloth or a piece of clothing loosely over something: He draped his jacket over the back of the chair and sat down to eat . She draped the scarf loosely around her shoulders .Hanging and suspendingCovering and adding layers be draped in/with sth to be loosely covered with a cloth : The coffins were all draped with the national flag .Covering and adding layers
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