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drape

1. a cloth or hanging that covers something in folds; drapery
2. the way in which fabric hangs
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In the center of the room lay a blood-stained rug which the girl quickly gathered up and draped over a piece of furniture in such a way that the stain was hidden.
These things attended to, and the hangings draped once more about the couch that they might hide the gruesome thing beneath, the girl once more threw her arms about the Englishman's neck and dragged him toward the soft and luxurious pillows above the dead man.
To them, his gracious manners only draped his lies; his amiable protestations and hackneyed courtesies, new to the foolish and ignorant, too plainly showed their texture to an observing mind.
Madame's bedroom was draped in a fabric of true blue and furnished in a rococo manner.
In the midst of this room stood a couch, draped with curtains of all the colours of the rainbow, and suspended by golden cords so that it swayed with the Castle in a manner which rocked its occupant delightfully to sleep.
The car was twice or, perhaps, three times as large as the former ones, and in front and on the sides stood twelve more penitents, all as white as snow and all with lighted tapers, a spectacle to excite fear as well as wonder; and on a raised throne was seated a nymph draped in a multitude of silver-tissue veils with an embroidery of countless gold spangles glittering all over them, that made her appear, if not richly, at least brilliantly, apparelled.
The outspoken businessmanwore his usual polo shirt ensemble, but this time he paired the navy blue top with a cerulean blue jumper draped over his shoulders.
Speaking about the regional diversity in the ways in which sarees are made and draped, she said that weavers and designers have generated a treasure house of ideas and created a vast range of sarees that if a woman wore a different saree each day, the weaves, prints and designs would be all different from one another during her entire life span.
You drape the scarf around your neck with ends hanging unevenly in front just like the "Overhand." The long end is draped around your neck and then threaded through the u-bend.
Today, draped designs are as fresh and contemporary as ever.
The geometrical approach based on the so-called fishnet algorithms is used to determine the deformed shape of draped fabrics.
Leg shapes and waist detailing are shown draped on a basic mockup with scant written information.