- a fabric covering for a knight's helmet
- a drapery hanging from a shelf or covering the upper part of a window or doorway
Origin of lambrequinFrench from Dutch an unverified form lamperkin from lamper, a veil + -ken, -kin
- A short ornamental drapery for the top of a window or door or the edge of a shelf.
- A heavy protective cloth worn over a helmet in medieval times.
Origin of lambrequinFrench probably from Dutch lamperkijn diminutive of Middle Dutch lamper veil