Baudekin
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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  • baudekin — [bô′də kin] n. [ME < OFr baudequin] Archaic BALDACHIN …   English World dictionary

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

  • Baudekin — A cloth also known as * baldachin ; not related to *bodkin …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • baudekin — bau·de·kin …   English syllables

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

  • 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 …   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 — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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