[ UK /tˈæpiz/ ]
  1. a heavy textile with a woven design; used for curtains and upholstery
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  • The Manchester Committee and Mr. Wallis protested against this red tapish interference. Rides on Railways
  • I fear I clearly see that for years to come domestic reforms are shaken to the root; every miserable red-tapist flourishes war over the head of every protester against his humbug; and everything connected with it is pushed to such an unreasonable extent, that, however kind and necessary it may be in itself, it becomes ridiculous. The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 1 (of 3), 1833-1856
  • The roomes are Large and Lofty with good Rich old ffurniture tapistry, but Noe beds in yt part we saw. Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary
  • En mettant le tapis de travers et bien quand je fais un pas a gauche mon pied se pose automatiquement a coté de la fleche du bas! c'etait tout con et ca a l'air de bien marcher! Pinku-tk Diary Entry
  • And the Lansmere interest need not be beaten, if you'll put up another man instead of this red-tapist. My Novel — Complete
  • TAPIS in the circumlocution departments with the usual quantity of red tape and dillydallying of effete fogeydom and dunderheads generally. Ulysses
  • Not a doubt of that," chimed in the fellow ex-minister, a worthy man, perfect red-tapist, but inaudible in the reporters 'gallery. My Novel — Complete
  • He said the tapis, indicative of the region's distinctive textiles and only found in Lampung, was made from basic handwoven fabric, using handspun yarn and rich natural dyes of deep blue, warm yellow and rusty brown from the mahogany bark.
  • La vidéo ci-après montre Sameer Mishra, âgée de 13 ans, qui épelle correctement le mot numnah, autre mot pour numdah, qui désigne un feutre grossier, et une selle de cheval ou un tapis brodé fabriqué dans cette matière. Archive 2010-07-01
  • Simple as the question seems, it may be doubted, considering the remarkable increase of late years in the number of John Bull's colonial progeny, whether the most experienced red-tapist of Downing Street could answer it without some hesitation. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 447 Volume 18, New Series, July 24, 1852
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