Definition of tie-back in English:

tie-back

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noun

  • A decorative strip of fabric or cord, typically used for holding an open curtain back from the window.
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    • The tasseled cord tie-backs give the indulgent fabric a monkish touch.
    • I haven't witnessed as much fussing with curtain tie-backs since I last tuned into Changing Rooms.
    • However, it's increasingly common to see decorative drapery rods, poles, finials, tie-backs, brackets and accent pieces as the focal point of the window - and, indeed in some cases, of the entire room.

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