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  • Cloth coverings hanging in loose folds

  • curtain: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

  • cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds

  • The artistic arrangement of clothing in sculpture or painting

  • Long curtains of heavy fabric

  • Drapery is a general word referring to cloths or textiles (Old French drap, from Late Latin drappus ). It may refer to cloth used for decorative purposes - such as around windows - or to the trade of retailing cloth, originally mostly for clothing, formerly conducted by drapers.

  • Procure the loyalty and support of (someone) by bribery

  • obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store"

  • Obtain in exchange for payment

  • bargain: an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"

  • bribe: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"

  • Pay someone to give up an ownership, interest, or share



This is a bookmark which was used as an advertisement for James Laidlaw's drapery shop in Tranent.

This is a photograph showing both sides of a bookmark advertising, 'JAMES LAIDLAW, GENERAL DRAPER AND OUTFITTER, 49 HIGH STREET, TRANENT'. The other side shows a picture of a well dressed lady and her three, smiling children.

James Laidlaw established his family drapers shop in 1888, in Tranent's High Street. The business traded as a general drapers and outfitters and also as agents for P. & P. Campbell of the Perth Dye works. Customers could buy clothes and material and also have existing garments cleaned and dyed.

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Tea in the morning, tea in the evening, tea at supper time,
You get tea when it's raining, tea when it's snowing,
Tea when the weather's fine.
You get tea as a mid-day stimulant
You get tea with your afternoon tea
For any old ailment or disease
For Christ sake have a cuppa tea.
---- the Kinks lyrics

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