noun, plural pla·fonds [pluh-fonz; French pla-fawn] /pləˈfɒnz; French plaˈfɔ̃/. Architecture.
- plagal cadence,
Origin of plafond
Examples from the Web for plafond
Above, garlands of flowers and evergreens, from which thousands of coloured lamps were suspended, formed the plafond.Three Months Abroad|Anna Vivanti
Silken carpets covered the floor, and the plafond of this gigantic hall was formed by the thousand-starred arch of heaven.The Daughter of an Empress|Louise Muhlbach
Have some paper cases ready, which lay on a plafond with some paper underneath.Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery|A. G. Payne
This picture is the finished sketch of a plafond now at Dijon, the birth-place of the painter.
As I was poking about, two urchins accosted me and asked if I would like to see the plafond.A Spring Walk in Provence|Archibald Marshall