Definition of Valance in English :

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Valance meaning in English

Meaning of Valance in English

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1. cornice, pelmet, valance, valance board

a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing

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see synonyms of valance
a short piece of drapery hung along a shelf, canopy, or bed, or across a window, to hide structural detail

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see synonyms of valance
a short drapery or curtain hanging from the edge of a bed, shelf, table, etc., often to the floor
a short drapery or facing of wood or metal across the top of a window, concealing curtain rods, etc.

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see synonyms of valance
1. An ornamental drapery hung across a top edge, as of a bed, table, or canopy.
2. A short drapery, decorative board, or metal strip mounted especially across the top of a window to conceal structural fixtures.
tr.v. val·anced, val·anc·ing, val·anc·es
To supply with valances or a valance.

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