curtain off

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curtain off

To use a curtain to prevent access to a particular area or thing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "curtain" and "off." We had to curtain off that section of the restaurant for a private party.
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curtain something off

to separate something or some place with a drape, screen, or curtain. We curtained this part of the room off, so please sleep over there. We will curtain off part of the room.
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References in classic literature ?
Fagin drew him behind a small partition which was curtained off, and they held their breaths as she passed within a few feet of their place of concealment, and emerged by the door at which they had entered.
Soon she felt nothing but a supreme immediate longing that curtained off all futurity--the longing to lie down and sleep.
She dealt the luckless Sara a glance that would have slain her on the spot could glances kill, stumbled lamely and impotently through the few remaining lines of her recitation, and fled with crimson cheeks to hide her mortification in the little corner that had been curtained off for a dressing-room.
The 30-cover restaurant has a distinctly Mediterranean interior with Moroccan influences thanks to mosaic tiles, a curtained off area and even a little courtyard for al fresco dining.
Daniel Kerry, who lives in Rhosneigr, told the Daily Post: "One of the funniest things I heard was some quite passionate grunting in an area of the recreational tent, it was a curtained off but my friend and I managed to peep through to find out what was going on.
One of them, Daniel Kerry, of Rhosneigr, told the Daily Post at the time of filming: "One of the funniest things I heard was some quite passionate grunting in an area of the recreational tent, it was a curtained off bit but my friend and I managed to peep through to find out what was going on.
On one side is a comfortable double bedroom, on the other side two bedrooms - one with bunks and another with two singles, all curtained off.
He had his own cabana curtained off from the rest of the fest, and security guards prevented fans taking photos of him.
Air Arabia, the only listed airline in the UAE, has a curtained off business class section on its Cairo flights despite running a low cost model.
For Muslim passengers, Etihad also announced it will be installing prayer areas which can be curtained off for privacy and are equipped with a real-time electronic Qibla-finder showing the exact direction of Makkah based on the aircraft's geographical position.
night vision goggled- staff will guide you into the pitch black curtained off dining room, and then proceed to serve you each course, talking you through the dish.
Mortada's first solo show, "Labyrinth" is provocative enough that a section of racier work has been curtained off for those over 18.
A small space at the back is curtained off for people to try on Omani costumes.
Haia members also want the entire shop curtained off from the public as is the case with dressmaking shops, and there should be special sections for women's accessories at department stores.
The girls made their excitement about their first arena tour clear and obviously appreciated the largely strong turnout (although the back third of the arena had been curtained off to disguise a handful of unsold blocks.