drop curtain meaning

  "drop curtain" in a sentence
  • Noun: drop curtain  dróp 'kurt(u)n
    1. A curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
      - drop cloth, drop

    Derived forms: drop curtains

    Type of: curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall

  • [Architecture]

    On the theater stage, any curtain that moves up and down, rather than from side to side.


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  1. The Roll Drop curtains were about in width and in height.
  2. Thomas G . Moses was hired to paint the drop curtain.
  3. Five drop curtains came down, looking like ornate archways.
  4. Drop curtains and seven scenes or sets for the stage were available.
  5. Let's drop curtain on spoiled dynasty

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