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lambrequin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lambrequin  \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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mantling  \Man"tling\,  n.  (Her.) 
  The  representation  of  a  mantle,  or  the  drapery  behind  and 
  around  a  coat  of  arms:  --  called  also  {lambrequin}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lambrequin 
  n  1:  a  scarf  that  covers  a  knight's  helmet 
  2:  short  and  decorative  hanging  for  a  shelf  edge  or  top  of  a 
  window  casing 




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