baudekin

[ baw-dee-kin ]
/ ˈbɔ di kɪn /

noun

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Origin of baudekin

1350–1400; Middle English <Middle French <Medieval Latin baldakinusbaldachin
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Example sentences from the Web for baudekin

  • He knew by her ducal diadem, by the baudekin colours of her robe, by her unmistakable air of pride, his daughter Isabel.