canopy

Part of speech: verb

To cover with, or as with, a canopy.

Part of speech: noun

A suspended covering, as over a throne, shrine, bed, etc.

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Usage examples "canopy":

  1. The canopy belonging to the Thirteenth Dynasty bed is much more simple, being a mere balustrade in cut and painted wood, in imitation of the water- plant pattern with which temple walls were decorated; the whole is crowned with an ordinary cornice. - "Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt", Gaston Camille Charles Maspero.
  2. She drew a long breath, and the dull streets and gray sky seemed suddenly to have become like the walls and canopy of a new paradise. - "The Golden Web", Anthony Partridge.
  3. Vasant Rao pointed toward the steps that led upward to a large open pavilion at the far end of the canopy. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.