crape definition

  • noun:
    • See crepe.
    • A black musical organization worn, as from the sleeve, as a sign of mourning. Also referred to as crepe.
    • Crepe.
    • Mourning garments, particularly an armband or hatband.
    • A thin, crimped material, made from natural silk gummed and turned on the mill. Ebony crape is much utilized for mourning clothes, in addition for the dress of some clergymen.
    • A thin, semi-transparent material made from silk, finely crinkled or crisped, either irregularly or perhaps in lengthy, almost synchronous ridges.
    • One dressed in mourning; a hired mourner; a mute.
    • tiny very thin pancake
    • a soft thin light material with a crinkled area
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cover or drape with or just as if with crape.
    • To form into ringlets; to curl; to crimp; to friz.
  • verb:
    • to make into ringlets; to curl or crimp.
    • curl tightly
    • address or drape with crape
  • others:
    • To curl; form into ringlets; crimp, crinkle, or frizzle: since, to crape the hair.
    • To cover or drape with crape.

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