tableau curtain

noun

: a stage curtain that opens in the center and has its sections drawn upward as well as to the side

Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tableau curtain was in 1830

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Cite this Entry

“Tableau curtain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tableau%20curtain. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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