a window blind consisting of vertical rows of horizontally gathered fabric that may be drawn up to form a series of ruches
[fe-stoon] /fɛˈstun/ noun 1. a string or chain of flowers, foliage, ribbon, etc., suspended in a curve between two points. 2. a decorative representation of this, as in architectural work or on pottery. 3. a fabric suspended, draped, and bound at intervals to form graceful loops or scalloped folds. 4. Dentistry. the garlandlike area of […]
[fe-stoo-nuh-ree] /fɛˈstu nə ri/ noun 1. a decoration of . 2. collectively. /fɛˈstuːnərɪ/ noun 1. an arrangement of festoons
[fest-shrift] /ˈfɛstˌʃrɪft/ noun, plural festschriften [fest-shrif-tuh n] /ˈfɛstˌʃrɪf tən/ (Show IPA), festschrifts. 1. (often initial capital letter) a volume of articles, essays, etc., contributed by many authors in honor of a colleague, usually published on the occasion of retirement, an important anniversary, or the like. /ˈfɛstˌʃrɪft/ noun (pl) -schriften (-ˌʃrɪftən), -schrifts 1. a collection of […]
[fe-stoo-kuh, -styoo-] /fɛˈstu kə, -ˈstyu-/ noun 1. any grass of the genus Festuca, chiefly characterized by tufted blades and spikelets, comprising the .