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Education News Archive - May 05, 2006

By The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C. May 4--The following Winthrop University students will receive master's degrees at 7 tonight in commencement exercises at Byrnes Auditorium. A reception will follow in McBryde Hall. Undergraduate students will receive their degrees at 11 a.m.

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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