Definition of Pelmet

1. Noun. A decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing.

Exact synonyms: Cornice, Valance, Valance Board
Generic synonyms: Framework
Derivative terms: Cornice



Definition of Pelmet

1. Noun. Interior decorative item that is placed above a window to hide the curtain mechanisms, visually similar to a cornice or valance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pelmet

1. a decorative cornice [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelmet

pellouxite
pells
pellucid
pellucid zone
pellucidity
pellucidly
pellucidness
pellyite
pelma
pelmanism
pelmas
pelmatic
pelmatogram
pelmeni
pelmenis
pelmet (current term)
pelmets
peloid
peloids
pelology
pelon
pelopathy
pelopium
peloria
pelorian
pelorias
peloric
pelories
pelorism
pelorisms

Literary usage of Pelmet

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"Beneath the cornice, hung a succession of crimson velvet pelmet drapery, each pelmet having embroidered upon it a rose, a thistle, a crown or a harp. ..."

2. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1845)
"AI. pelmet of the manner, there is no doubt it may b ¡ng the gramma- with cum. The Doctor in the meantime knew no ',, le? more than what Lilly had taught ..."

3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1817)
"We were able to find some bread, which the Turks eat unleavened ; some pelmet; and some rice. The inhabitants of the village, who were Turks, ..."

4. The Founders and Rulers of United Israel: From the Death of Moses to the by Charles Foster Kent (1908)
"The And Saul clothed David with his garments, and put a aiming pelmet of bronze on his head and clad him with a coat of mail. And David girded his sword ..."

5. Berlin and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1905)
"I. Lombard pelmet (6th or 7th cent.). Special attention should ho paid to the beautiful loth cent. armour and the fine gala suits of the l6th cent., ..."

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