The *standard-bearer of the *Knights Templar. The standard itself was known as balcanum.

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  • BALCANIFER — vide infra Baldakinus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • BALDACHINUM — vulgo in Ecclesia Latina vocatur umbella, quae super S. Eucharistiam, cum circumgestatur deferri solct: iml et super eam in Altari, ut vocant, asservatam et sublude super Altaria, absque asservata ibi Eucharistia suspenditur. Openmentum est… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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