diaper


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diaper \Di"a*per\, v. i.
   To draw flowers or figures, as upon cloth. "If you diaper on
   folds." --Peacham.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diaper \Di"a*per\ (d[imac]"[.a]*p[~e]r), n. [OF. diaspre,
   diapre, diaspe, sort of figured cloth, It. diaspro jasper,
   diaspo figured cloth, from L. jaspis a green-colored precious
   stone. See Jasper.]
   1. Any textile fabric (esp. linen or cotton toweling) woven
      in diaper pattern. See 2.
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   2. (Fine Arts) Surface decoration of any sort which consists
      of the constant repetition of one or more simple figures
      or units of design evenly spaced.
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   3. A towel or napkin for wiping the hands, etc.
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            Let one attend him with a silver basin, . . .
            Another bear the ewer, the third a diaper. --Shak.
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   4. An infant's breechcloth.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diaper \Di"a*per\, v. t.
   1. To ornament with figures, etc., arranged in the pattern
      called diaper, as cloth in weaving. "Diapered light." --H.
      Van Laun.
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            Engarlanded and diapered
            With in wrought flowers.              --Tennyson.
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   2. To put a diaper on (a child).
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