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curtain
noun
1 a hanging cloth over a window, round a bed, etc for privacy or to exclude light.
2 theat a hanging cloth in front of the stage to screen it from the auditorium.
3 (often the curtain) theat the rise of the curtain at the beginning, or fall of the curtain at the end, of a stage performance, act, scene, etc.
4 something resembling a curtain a curtain of thick dark hair .
5 (curtains) colloq the end; death.
verb (curtained , curtaining )
1 (often curtain something off) to surround or enclose it with a curtain.
2 to supply (windows, etc) with curtains.
[13c: from French courtine , from Latin cortina ]
curtain up the beginning of a theatre performance.


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