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Definition of Curtain

Curtain

  1. 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.
  2. That part of the rampart and parapet which is between two bastions or two gates. See Illustrations of Ravelin and Bastion.
  3. That part of a wall of a building which is between two pavilions, towers, etc.
  4. A flag; an ensign; -- in contempt.
  5. To inclose as with curtains; to furnish with curtains.
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Curtain Translations

curtain in Afrikaans is gordyn
curtain in Danish is gardin
curtain in Dutch is overgordijn, gordijn, scherm, doek
curtain in Finnish is verho
curtain in French is rideau
curtain in German is Vorhang, Gardine
curtain in Italian is cortina, sipario
curtain in Latin is velum
curtain in Norwegian is gardin
curtain in Portuguese is cortina
curtain in Spanish is cortina