Valance

Definition of Valance

Val´ance
n.1.
1.Hanging drapery for a bed, couch, window, or the like, especially that which hangs around a bedstead, from the bed to the floor.
Valance of Venice gold in needlework.
- Shak.
2.The drooping edging of the lid of a trunk, which covers the joint when the lid is closed.
v. t.1.To furnish with a valance; to decorate with hangings or drapery.
[imp. & p. p. Valanced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Valancing .]

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beading, binding, bordering, bordure, edging, fimbria, fimbriation, flounce, frill, frilling, fringe, furbelow, galloon, hem, list, motif, ruffle, selvage, skirting, trimming, welt
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