baudekin

baudekin [bô′də kin]
n.
[ME < OFr baudequin]
Archaic BALDACHIN

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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