Entry from British & World English dictionary
A blind made from ruched fabric, which extends about a third of the way down a window.
- An Austrian blind, such as that in the photo to the right, can be raised and lowered using a pull-cord.
- They are softer than Roman blinds but more tailored than Austrian blinds with the fullness coming from inverted pleats.
- The style of the Austrian blinds is cloudlike with its puffy, billowy look.
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