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

  Tapestry \Tap"es*try\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tapestried; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Tapestrying.]
     To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry.
     [1913 Webster]
           The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of
           rock tapestried with broom and wild roses. --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tapestry \Tap"es*try\, n.; pl. Tapestries. [F. tapissere, fr.
     tapisser to carpet, to hang, or cover with tapestry, fr.
     tapis a carpet, carpeting, LL. tapecius, fr. L. tapete
     carpet, tapestry, Gr. ?, ?. Cf. Tapis, Tippet.]
     A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or
     other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less
     pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the
     like. The term is also applied to different kinds of
     [1913 Webster]
     Tapestry carpet, a kind of carpet, somewhat resembling
        Brussels, in which the warp is printed before weaving, so
        as to produce the figure in the cloth.
     Tapestry moth. (Zool.) Same as Carpet moth, under
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: something that resembles a tapestry in its complex
           pictorial designs; "the tapestry of European history"
      2: a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and
         upholstery [syn: tapestry, tapis]
      3: a wall hanging of heavy handwoven fabric with pictorial
         designs [syn: tapestry, arras]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "tapestry":
     abstract, abstraction, altarpiece, block print, collage,
     color print, copy, cyclorama, daub, diptych, engraving, fresco,
     icon, illumination, illustration, image, likeness, miniature,
     montage, mosaic, mural, panorama, photograph, picture, print,
     representation, reproduction, stained glass window, stencil,
     still life, tableau, triptych, wall painting

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