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See definition of valance on Dictionary.com
  • as incurtain
  • as inframe

synonyms for valance

  • decoration
  • drape
  • drapery
  • screen
  • shade
  • shroud
  • shutter
  • veil
  • blind
  • film
  • hanging
  • jalousie
  • oleo
  • portiere
  • rag
  • roller
  • shield
  • Venetian blind
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How to use valance in a sentence

So Sara Lee got into her white bed with the dotted Swiss valance, and drew the covers to her chin, and looked a scant sixteen.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
But, as no assignable sense has been found for valance, I can only suppose that it is an error for falance or fallance.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Christina looked along his arm, along the lifted revolver, to what was now only a dark opening in the valance.
"PERSONS UNKNOWN"VIRGINIA TRACY
He still stood with his back to her, and, from under his bent brows, his glance shot up and found the parting of the valance.
"PERSONS UNKNOWN"VIRGINIA TRACY
It had high posts and curtains and valance of pale-blue flowered chintz.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
I was awoke by a bustling in the next cabin, to find the sun streaming full under the edge of the cot valance.
THE ADMIRABLE LADY BIDDY FANEFRANK BARRETT
At a little distance were the bare feet of the boy; close to the valance, standing beside the cot, were the feet of a man.
THE ADMIRABLE LADY BIDDY FANEFRANK BARRETT
A flat valance, cut the length of the design of the chintz, furnishes the top of the two windows.
THE HOUSE IN GOOD TASTEELSIE DE WOLFE
Chintz curtains are often hung with a valance about ten or twelve inches deep across the top of the window.
THE HOUSE IN GOOD TASTEELSIE DE WOLFE
A fitted valance of chintz or brocade is quite dignified enough for a drawing-room or any other.
THE HOUSE IN GOOD TASTEELSIE DE WOLFE
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WORDS RELATED TO VALANCE

  • Venetian blind
  • blind
  • decoration
  • drape
  • drapery
  • film
  • hanging
  • jalousie
  • oleo
  • portiere
  • rag
  • roller
  • screen
  • shade
  • shield
  • shroud
  • shutter
  • valance
  • veil
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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