Meaning of lambrequin

lam•bre•quin

Pronunciation: (lam'bri-kin, lam'bur-), [key]
— n.
  1. a woven fabric covering for a helmet in medieval times to protect it from heat, rust, etc.
  2. a curtain or drapery covering the upper part of an opening, as a door or window, or suspended from a shelf.
  3. mantling.
  4. a band of decoration near the top of the body of a vase.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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