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Definition of Curtain
CurtainCurtain Cur"tain (k?r"t?n; 48), n. [OE. cortin, curtin,fr. OF.
cortine, curtine, F. courtine, LL. cortina, curtian (in
senses 1 and 2), also, small court, small inclosure
surrounded by walls, from cortis court. See Court.]
1. 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.
2. (Fort.) That part of the rampart and parapet which is
between two bastions or two gates. See Illustrations of
Ravelin and Bastion.
3. (Arch.) That part of a wall of a building which is between
two pavilions, towers, etc.
4. A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt. [Obs.] --Shak.
Behind the curtain, in concealment; in secret.
Curtain lecture, a querulous lecture given by a wife to her
husband within the bed curtains, or in bed. --Jerrold.
A curtain lecture is worth all the sermons in the
world for teaching the virtues of patience and
long-suffering. --W. Irving.
The curtain falls, the performance closes.
The curtain rises, the performance begins.
To draw the curtain, to close it over an object, or to
remove it; hence:
(a) To hide or to disclose an object.
(b) To commence or close a performance.
To drop the curtain, to end the tale, or close the
performance. CurtainCurtain Cur"tain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curtained (-t?nd; 48);
p. pr. & vb. n. Curtaining.]
To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.
So when the sun in bed Curtained with cloudy red.
Meaning of Curtain from wikipedia
is a piece
or other material intended
light, air drafts, or (in the case of a shower curtain
), water. A curtain
- The Iron Curtain
was the political boundary dividing Europe
into two separate areas
from the end of World
War II in 1945 until
the end of the Cold War...
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pole, or traverse
rod is a device
used to suspend
curtains, usually above windows
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is a short
act, show, actor
a show for the main attraction. The term is derived
from the act...
- A curtain
ring is a small
clip for suspending
. They hold up curtains
of all types, including shower
curtains. The Romans
- The Steel Curtain
was the defensive
line of the 1970s American football
team Pittsburgh Steelers
of the National Football League
(NFL). The line was the...
- A grout curtain
is a barrier
of a dam from seepage
and can be made during initial construction
- A curtain
wall is an outer covering
of a building
the outer walls
are non-structural, designed
only to keep the weather
out and the people
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- The Orange Curtain
is a local
term for the border between Orange County
and Los Angeles County
in the U.S. state
of California. It is a sometimes
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