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English → English (gcide) Definition: Casting of draperies Drapery \Dra"per*y\, n.; pl. Draperies. [F. draperie.] 1. The occupation of a draper; cloth-making, or dealing in cloth. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Cloth, or woolen stuffs in general. [1913 Webster] People who ought to be weighing out grocery or measuring out drapery. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. A textile fabric used for decorative purposes, especially when hung loosely and in folds carefully disturbed; as: (a) Garments or vestments of this character worn upon the body, or shown in the representations of the human figure in art. (b) Hangings of a room or hall, or about a bed. [1913 Webster] Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. --Bryant. [1913 Webster] All the decent drapery of life is to be rudely torn off. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Casting of draperies. See under Casting. [1913 Webster] The casting of draperies . . . is one of the most important of an artist's studies. --Fairholt. [1913 Webster] Casting \Cast"ing\, n. 1. The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast; as, a casting in iron; bronze casting. [1913 Webster] 4. The warping of a board. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 5. The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc. [1913 Webster] Casting of draperies, the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture. Casting line (Fishing), the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line. Casting net, a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left. Casting voice, Casting vote, the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided. “When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.” --B. Trumbull. Casting weight, a weight that turns a balance when exactly poised. [1913 Webster]

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