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What does "Tapestry" mean?

Definition

(n.) A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the like. The term is also applied to different kinds of embroidery (v. t.) To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry


Synonyms arras, tapis


Example: "The tapestry of European history"


Word Family tapestries