Meaning of CURTAIN in English


noun a flag; an ensign;

— in contempt.

2. curtain ·vt to inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.

3. curtain ·noun that part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, ·etc.

4. curtain ·noun that part of the rampart and parapet which is between two bastions or two gates. ·see illustrations of ravelin and bastion.

5. curtain ·noun 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.

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