What does the word canopy mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Thomas Hoover