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Meaning of TAPESTRY

Pronunciation:  'tapistree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial designs
  2. [n]  a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
  3. [n]  something that is felt to resemble a tapestry in its complexity; "the tapestry of European history"

TAPESTRY is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: arras, tapis
 See Also: cloth, complexity, complexness, edging, fabric, hanging, material, textile, wall hanging



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tap"es*try\, n.; pl. {Tapestries}. [F. tapissere, fr.
    tapisser to carpet, to hang, or cover with tapestry, fr.
    tapis a carpet, carpeting, LL. tapecius, fr. L. tapete
    carpet, tapestry, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Tapis}, {Tippet}.]
    A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or
    other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less
    pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the
    like. The term is also applied to different kinds of
    {Tapestry carpet}, a kind of carpet, somewhat resembling
       Brussels, in which the warp is printed before weaving, so
       as to produce the figure in the cloth.
    {Tapestry moth}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Carpet moth}, under
  2. \Tap"es*try\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapestried}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Tapestrying}.]
    To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry.
          The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of
          rock tapestried with broom and wild roses. --Macaulay.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing tapestry in your dream means luxurious living and pleasurable surroundings. Seeing torn and ragged tapestries means that you will lack resources to satisfy your needs and desires. Dreaming that the walls of your rooms are covered in tapestry means that you will marry someone who is wealthy and high in position.