tie-back

tieback

[tahy-bak]
noun
1.
a strip or loop of material, heavy braid, or the like, used for holding a curtain back to one side.
2.
a curtain having such a device.

Origin:
1875–80; noun use of verb phrase tie back

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tieback (ˈtaɪˌbæk)
 
n
a.  a length of cord, ribbon, or other fabric used for tying a curtain to one side
 b.  a curtain having such a device

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