Synonyms for canopy

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At night, our couch will be on a platform surmounted by a canopy like a throne.

The pole and the canopy of the hammock tangled inextricably its occupant.

The hangings were of crimson velvet, and the canopy of the richest purple.

The canopy is held up by prelates, and the chairmen are in knee-breeches and red velvet.

The sun was shooting over the cliffs a canopy as of smoke above their heads.

Even the ex-Governor only bowed from the Governor's seat under the canopy.

I have slept on the field of battle, with no other covering than the canopy of heaven.

Martino mounted the bed, and swung for an instant from the framework of the canopy.

A clear sky, as deep and blue as any sea, arched its canopy above.

He was now beneath the place where he had started, which hung over him like a canopy.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French conope "bed-curtain" (Modern French canapé), from Medieval Latin canopeum, dissimilated from Latin conopeum, from Greek konopeion "Egyptian couch with mosquito curtains," from konops "mosquito, gnat," of unknown origin. The same word (canape) in French, Spanish, and Portuguese now means "sofa, couch." Italian canape is a French loan word.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CANOPY

ceiling

nountop of a room

hood

nouna covering for vehicles and the like
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