Baudkin

A cloth also known as *'baldachin'; not related to *bodkin.

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  • 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

  • baudkin — …   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

  • 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

  • Cape — This familiar appendage of the coat or cloak was, in the 16th century, a separate article of apparel. It was then made of purple cloth of gold baudkin, also of crimson satin, embroidered all over with Venice gold tissue, and lined with crimson… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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