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Oddities News Archive - November 21, 2003

Villagers searching for a missing woman found her body swallowed headfirst up to the waist by a 10-foot-long python, police said Friday. Basanti Tripura, 38, was collecting wood in a forest when the python attacked her Tuesday in Rangamati district, police said.

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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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