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 {baudkin}, {baudkyn}, {bawdekin}, and {baldakin}.] --Nares. [1913 Webster]

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  • Baldachin — Sm prunkvolle Überdachung per. Wortschatz fach. (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Zunächst im 14. Jh. als mhd. baldekīn entlehnt aus it. baldacchino, einer Ableitung von it. Baldacco, der italienischen Form des Namens der Stadt Bagdad (arab. baġdādi aus… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   Universalium

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