curtain off

phrasal verb

curtained off; curtaining off; curtains off
: to separate or cover (something) by using a curtain
The booth was curtained off on three sides.
We curtained the back of the room off for privacy.

Examples of curtain off in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her sleeping quarters are in a corner of a ward car, curtained off with a sheet. Aaron Stern, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 Aug. 2023 The arena’s lower bowl appeared more than half full while the upper bowl was curtained off. Dave Hogg, Detroit Free Press, 4 June 2023

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“Curtain off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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