Meaning of valance

val•ance

Pronunciation: (val'uns, vā'luns), [key]
— 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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