Quantcast

Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 19, 2006

b6ccf70d3e8373ef441aecee6f985d561

One of the movies with heady advance buzz at the Cannes Film Festival is not what you'd expect: it's the big-budget sequel "X-Men: The Last Stand."

Word of the Day
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.
Related