Meaning of tapestry

tap•es•try

Pronunciation: (tap'u-strē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -tries, -tried, -try•ing.
—n.
  1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture coverings, etc.
  2. a machine-woven reproduction of this.
—v.t.
  1. to furnish, cover, or adorn with tapestry.
  2. to represent or depict in a tapestry.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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