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Meaning of “tapestry” in the English Dictionary

"tapestry" in British English

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tapestrynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtæp.ɪ.stri/
a ​piece of ​cloth with a ​pattern or ​picture that is ​created by ​sewing or weaving different ​colouredthreads onto a ​specialtype of ​strongcloth
(Definition of tapestry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tapestrynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈtæp·ə·stri/
a ​strongcloth with ​coloredthreadswoven into it to ​create a ​picture or ​design, usually ​hung on a ​wall or used to ​coverfurniture: [C] Mitchell ​creates tapestries that ​depictriverlandscapes.
(Definition of tapestry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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