Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 223 (Covering)

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#223. Covering. -- N. covering, cover; baldachin, baldachino[obs], baldaquin[obs]; canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri[Fr], umbrella, parasol, sunshade; veil (shade) 424; shield &c. (defense) 717.

roof, ceiling, thatch, tile; pantile, pentile[obs]; tiling, slates, slating, leads; barrack [U.S.], plafond, planchment [obs][U.S.], tiling, shed &c. (abode) 189.

top, lid, covercle|, door, operculum; bulkhead [U.S.].

bandage, plaster, lint, wrapping, dossil[obs], finger stall.

coverlet, counterpane, sheet, quilt, tarpaulin, blanket, rug, drugget[obs]; housing; antimacassar, eiderdown, numdah[obs], pillowcase, pillowslip[obs]; linoleum; saddle cloth, blanket cloth; tidy; tilpah [obs][U.S.], apishamore [obs][U.S.].

integument , tegument; skin, pellicle, fleece, fell, fur, leather, shagreen[obs], hide; pelt, peltry[obs]; cordwain[obs]; derm[obs]; robe, buffalo robe [U.S.]; cuticle, scarfskin, epidermis.

clothing &c. 225; mask &c. (concealment) 530.

peel, crust, bark, rind, cortex, husk, shell, coat; eggshell, glume[obs].

capsule; sheath, sheathing; pod, cod; casing, case, theca[obs]; elytron[obs]; elytrum[obs]; involucrum[Lat]; wrapping, wrapper; envelope, vesicle; corn husk, corn shuck [U.S.]; dermatology, conchology; testaceology[obs].

inunction[obs]; incrustation, superimposition, superposition, obduction|; scale &c. (layer) 204.

[specific coverings: list] veneer, facing; overlay; plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate; engobe[obs]; ormolu; Sheffield plate; pavement; coating, paint; varnish &c. (resin) 356a; plating, barrel plating, anointing &c. v.; enamel; epitaxial deposition[Engin], vapor deposition; ground, whitewash, plaster, spackel, stucco, compo; cerement; ointment &c. (grease) 356.

V. cover; superpose, superimpose; overlay, overspread; wrap &c. 225; encase, incase[obs]; face, case, veneer, pave, paper; tip, cap, bind; bulkhead, bulkhead in; clapboard [U.S.].

coat, paint, varnish, pay, incrust, stucco, dab, plaster, tar; wash; besmear, bedaub; anoint, do over; gild, plate, japan, lacquer, lacker[obs], enamel, whitewash; parget[obs]; lay it on thick.

overlie, overarch[obs]; endome[obs]; conceal &c. 528.

[of aluminum] anodize.

[of steel] galvanize.

Adj. covering &c. v.; superimposed, overlaid, plated &c. v.; cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary[obs], skinny, scaly, squamous[Anat]; covered &c. v.; imbricated, loricated[obs], armor plated, ironclad; under cover; cowled, cucullate[obs], dermatoid[obs], encuirassed[obs], hooded, squamiferous[obs], tectiform[obs]; vaginate[obs].