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Meaning of LAMBREQUIN

Pronunciation:  'lambrukin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  short and decorative hanging for a shelf edge or top of a window casing
  2. [n]  a scarf that covers a knight's helmet
 

LAMBREQUIN is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: hanging, scarf, wall hanging

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lam"bre*quin\, n. [F. Cf. {Lamboys}, {Label}.]
1. A kind of pendent scarf or covering attached to the
   helmet, to protect it from wet or heat.

2. A leather flap hanging from a cuirass. --Wilhelm.

3. 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.

 

 

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