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 for drape
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drape \Drape\ (dr[=a]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Draped; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Draping.] [F. draper, fr. drap cloth. See 3d
     Drab.]
     1. To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as
        with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc.
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              The whole people were draped professionally. --De
                                                    Quincey.
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              These starry blossoms, [of the snow] pure and white,
              Soft falling, falling, through the night,
              Have draped the woods and mere.       --Bungay.
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     2. To rail at; to banter. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drape \Drape\, v. i.
     1. To make cloth. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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     2. To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for
        hangings, costumes, statues, etc.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  drape
      n 1: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
           [syn: curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall]
      2: the manner in which fabric hangs or falls; "she adjusted the
         drape of her skirt"
      3: a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a
         medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the
         possibility of contamination
      v 1: arrange in a particular way; "drape a cloth"
      2: place casually; "The cat draped herself on the sofa"
      3: cover as if with clothing; "the mountain was clothed in
         tropical trees" [syn: clothe, cloak, drape, robe]
      4: cover or dress loosely with cloth; "drape the statue with a
         sheet"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  108 Moby Thesaurus words for "drape":
     adorn, apparel, array, attire, awning, bag, beach umbrella, bedeck,
     bedrape, blanket, blind, bundle up, cascade, cloak, clothe, coat,
     cover, coverage, covering, covert, coverture, cowl, cowling,
     curtain, daggle, dangle, deck, decorate, depend, dight, drabble,
     drag, draggle, drapery, dress, droop, dud, ear lobe, enclothe,
     endue, enrobe, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, fall, festoon,
     flap, flop, flow, garb, garment, guise, habilitate, hang,
     hang down, hanger, hanging, hood, housing, invest, lap, lappet,
     light shield, lobation, lobe, lobule, lop, mantle, mask, muffle up,
     nod, ornament, pall, parasol, pend, pendant, rag out, raiment,
     robe, roll, sag, screen, shade, shader, shadow, sheathe, shelter,
     shield, shroud, spraddle, spread-eagle, sunblind, sunshade,
     swaddle, swag, swathe, swing, tapestry, tire, trail, umbrella,
     uvula, veil, vestment, weep, wrap, wrap up
  
  

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