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lambrequin

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noun lam·bre·quin \ˈlam-bər-kən, -bri-kən\

Definition of lambrequin

  1. 1 :  a scarf used to cover a knight's helmet

  2. 2 :  a short decorative drapery for a shelf edge or for the top of a window casing :  valance



Origin and Etymology of lambrequin

French


First Known Use: circa 1725


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