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Curtain off   /kˈərtən ɔf/   Listen
Curtain off

Separate by means of a curtain.

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"Curtain off" Quotes from Famous Books

... and into the 'vine-draped berceau'—little enough is changed within and without. Here is the dormitory with its twenty beds, the two end ones being occupied by Emily and Charlotte, they alone securing the privilege of age or English eccentricity to curtain off their beds from the gaze of the eighteen girls who shared the room with them. The crucifix, indeed, has been removed from the niche in the Oratoire where the children offered up prayer every morning; but with a copy of Villette ...
— Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle • Clement K. Shorter

Words linked to "Curtain off" :   close off, shut off

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