safety curtain

noun

Definition of safety curtain

: an asbestos or metal theater curtain to be lowered in case of fire

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First Known Use of safety curtain

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Safety curtain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safety%20curtain. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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