a covering, usually of fabric, supported on poles or suspended above a bed, throne, exalted personage, or sacred object.
an overhanging projection or covering, as a long canvas awning stretching from the doorway of a building to a curb.
an ornamental, rooflike projection or covering.
Also called crown canopy, crown cover. the cover formed by the leafy upper branches of the trees in a forest.
the part of a parachute that opens up and fills with air, usually made of nylon or silk.
the transparent cover over the cockpit of an airplane.
to cover with or as with a canopy:
Branches canopied the road.
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noun (pl) -pies
an ornamental awning above a throne or bed or held over a person of importance on ceremonial occasions
a rooflike covering over an altar, niche, etc
a roofed structure serving as a sheltered passageway or area
a large or wide covering, esp one high above: the sky was a grey canopy
the nylon or silk hemisphere that forms the supporting surface of a parachute
the transparent cover of an aircraft cockpit
the highest level of branches and foliage in a forest, formed by the crowns of the trees
verb -pies, -pying, -pied
(transitive) to cover with or as if with a canopy
melodious; musical. Historical Examples Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle adjective (rare) tuneful; melodious
a fabric constructed in a twill weave, used in the manufacture of yachting clothes. Historical Examples The Golden Dog William Kirby
François Certain [frahn-swa ser-tan] /frɑ̃ˈswa sɛrˈtɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1809–95, French marshal. Historical Examples The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell Camps, Quarters and Casual Places Archibald Forbes My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6 Various Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863 Adam Gurowski The […]
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