1. Also, baudekin. Textiles.
a silk brocade interwoven with gold or silver threads, used chiefly for ceremonial purposes.
Architecture. a permanent ornamental canopy, as above a freestanding altar or throne.
a portable canopy carried in religious processions.
Origin: 1250–1300; Related forms
< Medieval Latin baldakinus
< Italian baldacchino,
equivalent to Baldacc
) Baghdad (famous as a source of silk brocades) + -ino -ine1
is always a great word to know.
So is gobo. Does it mean: