Definitions for lambrequinˈlæm brɪ kɪn, ˈlæm bər-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lam•bre•quinˈlæm brɪ kɪn, ˈlæm bər-(n.)

  1. a protective fabric covering for a knight's helmet.

    Category: Heraldry, Clothing

  2. a short decorative cornice or drapery covering the top part of a door or window or suspended from a shelf.

    Category: Furniture

Origin of lambrequin:

1715–25; < F, MF < MD *lamperken

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lambrequin(noun)

    a scarf that covers a knight's helmet

  2. lambrequin(noun)

    short and decorative hanging for a shelf edge or top of a window casing


  1. lambrequin(Noun)

    A short decorative drapery for a shelf edge or for the top of a window casing; a valance.;an ornamental hanging over upper part of window or along the edge of a shelf; border pattern with draped effect used in ceramics; covering for helmet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lambrequin(noun)

    a kind of pendent scarf or covering attached to the helmet, to protect it from wet or heat

  2. Lambrequin(noun)

    a leather flap hanging from a cuirass

  3. Lambrequin(noun)

    a piece of ornament drapery or short decorative hanging, pendent from a shelf or from the casing above a window, hiding the curtain fixtures, or the like

Translations for lambrequin

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a strip of cloth, wood etc hiding a curtain rail.

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