Associations to the word «Valance»

Wiktionary

VALANCE, noun. Short curtain that hangs along the top edge of a window.
VALANCE, noun. A decorative framework used to conceal the curtain mechanism and so on at the top of a window.
VALANCE, noun. (bedding) A short, decorative edging of cloth that hangs from the mattress to the floor.
VALANCE, noun. The drooping edging of the lid of a trunk, which covers the joint when the lid is closed.

Dictionary definition

VALANCE, noun. A decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats