Valanced
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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  • valanced — valance (also valence) ► NOUN 1) a length of decorative drapery attached to the canopy or frame of a bed to screen the structure or space beneath it. 2) a length of decorative drapery screening the curtain fittings above a window. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • valanced — st adjective Etymology: valance + ed : provided or decorated with a valance an old set stitched chair, valanced and fringed around Laurence Sterne …   Useful english dictionary

  • valanced — adjective see valance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • valanced — val·anced …   English syllables

  • valance — valanced, adj. /val euhns, vay leuhns/, n. 1. a short curtain or piece of drapery that is hung from the edge of a canopy, from the frame of a bed, etc. 2. a short ornamental piece of drapery placed across the top of a window. [1400 50; late ME;… …   Universalium

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Valancing — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian (motorcycle) — Infobox Company company name = Indian Motocycle Manufacturing Company [http://www.indianmotorcycle.com/History/HistoryHome/tabid/78/Default.aspx Indian History Home] ] company company type = LLC foundation = Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (1901) …   Wikipedia

  • Set-stitched — a. Stitched according to a formal pattern. An old set stiched chair, valanced, and fringed with party colored worsted bobs. Sterne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valance — noun Etymology: Middle English valaunce, from Anglo French valence, probably from valer to lower more at vail Date: 15th century 1. a drapery hung along the edge of a bed, table, altar, canopy, or shelf 2. a short drapery or wood or metal frame… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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