Definition of Curtain

Curtain n. means: A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.

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Curtain n. means: A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.

Meaning of Curtain

Curtain (n.) means: A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.

More meanings / definitions of Curtain or words, sentences containing Curtain?

Proscenium (n.): The part of the stage in front of the curtain; sometimes, the curtain and its framework.

Demilune (n.): A work constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, and in front of the curtain between two bastions, intended to defend the curtain; a ravelin. See Ravelin.

Flank (n.): That part of a bastion which reaches from the curtain to the face, and defends the curtain, the flank and face of the opposite bastion; any part of a work defending another by a fire along the outside of its parapet.

Bastion (n.): A work projecting outward from the main inclosure of a fortification, consisting of two faces and two flanks, and so constructed that it is able to defend by a flanking fire the adjacent curtain, or wall which extends from one bastion to another. Two adjacent bastions are connected by the curtain, which joins the flank of one with the adjacent flank of the other. The distance between the flanks of a bastion is called the gorge. A lunette is a detached bastion. See Ravelin.

Curtained (imp. & p. p.): of Curtain

Curtaining (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Curtain

Incurtain (v. t.): To curtain.

Tringle (n.): A curtain rod for a bedstead.

Curtain (n.): A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.

Uncurtain (v. t.): To remove a curtain from; to reveal.

Portiere (n.): A curtain hanging across a doorway.

Drop (n.): To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.

Curtain (n.): That part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, etc.

Drop (n.): A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.

Traverse (a.): A barrier, sliding door, movable screen, curtain, or the like.

Moineau (n.): A small flat bastion, raised in the middle of an overlong curtain.

Purdah (n.): A curtain or screen; also, a cotton fabric in blue and white stripes, used for curtains.

Tenaille (n.): An outwork in the main ditch, in front of the curtain, between two bastions. See Illust. of Ravelin.

Curtain (n.): That part of the rampart and parapet which is between two bastions or two gates. See Illustrations of Ravelin and Bastion.

Hornwork (n.): An outwork composed of two demibastions joined by a curtain. It is connected with the works in rear by long wings.

Haikal (n.): The central chapel of the three forming the sanctuary of a Coptic church. It contains the high altar, and is usually closed by an embroidered curtain.

Screen (n.): A surface, as that afforded by a curtain, sheet, wall, etc., upon which an image, as a picture, is thrown by a magic lantern, solar microscope, etc.

Lambrequin (n.): A piece of ornament drapery or short decorative hanging, pendent from a shelf or from the casing above a window, hiding the curtain fixtures, or the like.

Ravelin (n.): A detached work with two embankments which make a salient angle. It is raised before the curtain on the counterscarp of the place. Formerly called demilune, and half-moon.

Velum (n.): Curtain or covering; -- applied to various membranous partitions, especially to the soft palate. See under Palate.

Tower (n.): A projection from a line of wall, as a fortification, for purposes of defense, as a flanker, either or the same height as the curtain wall or higher.

Curtain (v. t.): To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.

Veil (n.): Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; esp., a screen, usually of gauze, crape, or similar diaphnous material, to hide or protect the face.

Curtain (n.): 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.

Loop (v. t.): To make a loop of or in; to fasten with a loop or loops; -- often with up; as, to loop a string; to loop up a curtain.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Curtain

Meaning of LACE CURTAIN

LACE CURTAIN means: Lace curtain is slang for foreskin.Lace curtain is London Cockney rhyming slang for Burton beer.Lace curtain is British slang for beer.

Meaning of BILTONG CURTAIN

BILTONG CURTAIN means: Biltong curtain was pre−independence South African slang for the national border.

Meaning of PNATTMBTC

PNATTMBTC means: Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain

Meaning of PNATMBC

PNATMBC means: Pay No Attention To Man Behind the Curtain

Meaning of Nigra

Nigra means: Used by Whites in the Jim Crow South who were too lace-curtain to say "nigger" but too racist to say "Negro."

Meaning of RICHARD BURTON

RICHARD BURTON means: Richard Burton is London Cockney rhyming slang for curtain.

Meaning of TAB

TAB means: Tab is slang for tablet. Tab is slang for an ear.Tab is slang for a cigarette.Tab is slang for an elderly woman.Tab is Australian slang for a young woman or girl.Tab is theatre slang for a tableau curtain or one of its suspending loops.Tab is military slang for march over difficult terrain with heavy equipment.

Meaning of RAG

RAG means: Rag is slang for a newspaper.Rag is British naval slang for a sail, flag or ensign.Tag is British slang for the worst horse in a arace.Rag is British and American slang for a sanitary towel.Rag is American slang for to tease, put down, criticize. To nag or complain.Rag was slang for a banknote.Rag was slang for a small amount of money.Rag is slang for the curtain in a theatre.

Meaning of Proscenium

Proscenium means: The part of the stage in front of the curtain; sometimes, the curtain and its framework.

Meaning of Demilune

Demilune means: A work constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, and in front of the curtain between two bastions, intended to defend the curtain; a ravelin. See Ravelin.

Meaning of Flank

Flank means: That part of a bastion which reaches from the curtain to the face, and defends the curtain, the flank and face of the opposite bastion; any part of a work defending another by a fire along the outside of its parapet.

Meaning of Bastion

Bastion means: A work projecting outward from the main inclosure of a fortification, consisting of two faces and two flanks, and so constructed that it is able to defend by a flanking fire the adjacent curtain, or wall which extends from one bastion to another. Two adjacent bastions are connected by the curtain, which joins the flank of one with the adjacent flank of the other. The distance between the flanks of a bastion is called the gorge. A lunette is a detached bastion. See Ravelin.

Meaning of Curtained

Curtained means: of Curtain

Meaning of Curtaining

Curtaining means: of Curtain

Meaning of Incurtain

Incurtain means: To curtain.

Meaning of Tringle

Tringle means: A curtain rod for a bedstead.

Meaning of Curtain

Curtain means: A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.

Meaning of Uncurtain

Uncurtain means: To remove a curtain from; to reveal.

Meaning of Portiere

Portiere means: A curtain hanging across a doorway.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.

Meaning of Curtain

Curtain means: That part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, etc.

Meaning of Drop

Drop means: A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: A barrier, sliding door, movable screen, curtain, or the like.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Black salts

Black salts means: Crude potash.

Meaning of Cater

Cater means: To cut diagonally.

Meaning of Crescent

Crescent means: A representation of the increasing moon, often used as an emblem or badge

Meaning of Dock

Dock means: A case of leather to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse.

Meaning of Flaked

Flaked means: of Flake

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of Lug

Lug means: Great; wonderful

Meaning of Botch

Botch means: - There are two expressions here - to botch something up or to do a botch job. They both mean that the work done was not of a high standard or was a clumsy patch. My Dad used to always tell me that workmen had botched it up and that he should have done the work properly himself.

Meaning of true dat

true dat means: That's true. 

Meaning of taint

taint means: Describe the piece of skin between the balls and the ass-crack (taint your balls and taint your ass). Occasioanlly referred to as the 'gooch'.

Meaning of Stevedore

Stevedore means: A man employed in loading and unloading vessels

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