Tapis

• (n.) Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table. • (v. t.) To cover or work with figures like tapestry.
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tapis

(from the article `bivalve`) ...windowpane oyster, Placuna placenta, has flat translucent valves that are used, primarily in the Philippines, in the manufacture of lampshades, ...
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tapis

noun a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
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Tapis

[Indonesian weaving style] Tapis (kain tapis) is a traditional weaving style from Lampung, Indonesia. The word tapis also refers to the resulting cloth. It consists of a striped, naturally-coloured cloth embroidered with warped and couched gold thread. Traditionally using floral motifs, it has numeorus variations. It is generally worn cerem...
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Tapis

[Philippine clothing] Among cultures in the Philippines, Tapis may generally refer to a single rectangular piece of cloth one wraps around oneself as clothing, but usually specifically applies to a colorful hand-woven wraparound skirt which was commonly used by women throughout the Philippines before the arrival of European colonizers, and ...
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Tapis

Ta'pis noun [ French See Tapestry .] Tapestry; formerly, the cover of a council table. On , or Upon , the tapis , on the table, or under consideration; as, to lay a motion in Parliament on the tapis .
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Tapis

Tap'is transitive verb To cover or work with figures like tapestry. [ R.] Holland.
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