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Topic: HOUSEHOLD

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: tapisserie, from tapis 'carpet', from Greek tapes

tapestry

noun
     
tap‧es‧try plural tapestries [uncountable and countable]
1DH a large piece of heavy cloth on which coloured threads are woven to produce a picture, pattern etc:
a colourful tapestry depicting a hunting scene
2 something that is made up of many different people and things:
This was all new to her - part of life's rich tapestry.
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