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Valance (verb)

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To Valánce. v.a. [from the noun.] To decorate with drapery. Not in use.

Old friend, thy face is valanc'd since
I saw thee last; com'st thou to beard me.
Shakes.

Sources: Shakespeare's Hamlet (60)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Valance (verb)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 12, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=6563.


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