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n. - Short and decorative hanging for a shelf edge or top of a window casing; A scarf that covers a knight's helmet.

Usage examples (27)
  • Look now at the magnificent "lambrequin" of sweet peas, which drapes the window and almost hides the box in which they grow.
  • The seat pads and lambrequin over window are of deep red velvet.
  • A curtain, preferably of some dark color, should be hung on each side, and a lambrequin or valance across the top.
  • In one of the upper rooms can be seen a mantel with a lambrequin on it and a clock stopped at twenty minutes after five. for more
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