baudekin

  • 1 Baudekin — Bau de*kin, n. [OE. bawdekin rich silk stuff, OF. baudequin. See {Baldachin}.] The richest kind of stuff used in garments in the Middle Ages, the web being gold, and the woof silk, with embroidery; made originally at Baghdad. [Spelt also… …

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  • 2 baudekin — [bô′də kin] n. [ME < OFr baudequin] Archaic BALDACHIN …

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  • 3 Baudekin — BALDACHINE (Baudekin, Baldoquin, Bodkin) A silk fabric embroidered with gold, woven in the Middle Ages at Damascus, silk warp, gold weft, often studded with precious stones, used for ceremonials, robes of State, curtains, canopies, etc. Later… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 4 baudekin — /baw dee kin/, n. baldachin (def. 1). [1350 1400; ME < MF < ML baldakinus BALDACHIN] * * * …

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  • 5 Baudekin — A cloth also known as * baldachin ; not related to *bodkin …

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  • 6 baudekin — bau·de·kin …

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  • 7 baudekin — ˈbȯdēkn noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French baudequin, baldequin more at baldachin : baldachin 1 …

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  • 8 baldakin — Baudekin Bau de*kin, n. [OE. bawdekin rich silk stuff, OF. baudequin. See {Baldachin}.] The richest kind of stuff used in garments in the Middle Ages, the web being gold, and the woof silk, with embroidery; made originally at Baghdad. [Spelt also …

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  • 9 baudkin — Baudekin Bau de*kin, n. [OE. bawdekin rich silk stuff, OF. baudequin. See {Baldachin}.] The richest kind of stuff used in garments in the Middle Ages, the web being gold, and the woof silk, with embroidery; made originally at Baghdad. [Spelt also …

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  • 10 baudkyn — Baudekin Bau de*kin, n. [OE. bawdekin rich silk stuff, OF. baudequin. See {Baldachin}.] The richest kind of stuff used in garments in the Middle Ages, the web being gold, and the woof silk, with embroidery; made originally at Baghdad. [Spelt also …

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  • 11 bawdekin — Baudekin Bau de*kin, n. [OE. bawdekin rich silk stuff, OF. baudequin. See {Baldachin}.] The richest kind of stuff used in garments in the Middle Ages, the web being gold, and the woof silk, with embroidery; made originally at Baghdad. [Spelt also …

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  • 12 Baldachin — Bal da*chin, n. [LL. baldachinus, baldechinus, a canopy of rich silk carried over the host; fr. Bagdad, It. Baldacco, a city in Turkish Asia from whence these rich silks came: cf. It. baldacchino. Cf. {Baudekin}.] 1. A rich brocade; baudekin.… …

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  • 13 baldachino — Baldachin Bal da*chin, n. [LL. baldachinus, baldechinus, a canopy of rich silk carried over the host; fr. Bagdad, It. Baldacco, a city in Turkish Asia from whence these rich silks came: cf. It. baldacchino. Cf. {Baudekin}.] 1. A rich brocade;… …

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  • 14 baldaquin — Baldachin Bal da*chin, n. [LL. baldachinus, baldechinus, a canopy of rich silk carried over the host; fr. Bagdad, It. Baldacco, a city in Turkish Asia from whence these rich silks came: cf. It. baldacchino. Cf. {Baudekin}.] 1. A rich brocade;… …

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  • 15 Bodkin — BALDACHINE (Baudekin, Baldoquin, Bodkin) A silk fabric embroidered with gold, woven in the Middle Ages at Damascus, silk warp, gold weft, often studded with precious stones, used for ceremonials, robes of State, curtains, canopies, etc. Later… …

    Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 16 bal|da|quin — bal|da|chin or bal|da|quin «BAL duh kihn, BL », noun. 1. a structure in the form of a canopy, placed above an altar, throne, or other important focal point of a room. 2. a) a canopy of silk or other fabric carried in solemn processions. b) a… …

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  • 17 bal|da|chin — or bal|da|quin «BAL duh kihn, BL », noun. 1. a structure in the form of a canopy, placed above an altar, throne, or other important focal point of a room. 2. a) a canopy of silk or other fabric carried in solemn processions. b) a similar canopy… …

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  • 18 Bodkin — Bod kin, n. See {Baudekin}. [Obs.] Shirley. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Baldachin — Engraving of the Gnadenaltar in the Vierzehnheiligen Basilica, Bad Staffelstein, Bavaria. This altar has a baldachin. A baldachin, or baldaquin (from Italian: baldacchino), is a canopy of state over an altar or throne. It had its beginnings as a… …

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  • 20 baldachin — baldachined, adj. /bal deuh kin, bawl /, n. 1. Also, baudekin. Textiles. a silk brocade interwoven with gold or silver threads, used chiefly for ceremonial purposes. 2. Archit. a permanent ornamental canopy, as above a freestanding altar or… …

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