Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TUARDELIE, n. Also turdilue. A drape surrounding the lower part of a bed, a valance. Ags. 1712 A. Jervise Land of Lindsays (1853) 340–1:
A bed hung with gold coullered hanggins, a tuardelie, . . . a busting bed shewed with green, with a turdilue.

[Fr. tour de lit, id.]

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