draw curtain

noun

Definition of draw curtain

1 : a curtain in front of a stage that meets or overlaps in the middle and is drawn back on both sides when open
2 : one of a pair or set of domestic curtains usually of rather substantial and more or less opaque material that may be drawn together or apart by a mechanical device (as a traverse rod)

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“Draw curtain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20curtain. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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