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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: valance (0.01160 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to valance.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: valance valance n : a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing [syn: cornice, valance board, pelmet]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Valance Valance \Val"ance\, n. [Perhaps fr. OF. avalant descending, hanging down, p. pr. of avaler to go down, let down, descent (cf. Avalanche); but probably from the town of Valence in France.] [1913 Webster] 1. Hanging drapery for a bed, couch, window, or the like, especially that which hangs around a bedstead, from the bed to the floor. [Written also valence.] [1913 Webster] Valance of Venice gold in needlework. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The drooping edging of the lid of a trunk. which covers the joint when the lid is closed. [1913 Webster] Valance \Val"ance\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Valanced; p. pr. & vb. n. Valancing.] To furnish with a valance; to decorate with hangings or drapery. [1913 Webster] His old fringed chair valanced around with party-colored worsted bobs. --Sterne. [1913 Webster]


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