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2008-10-10 15:00:23

By Thomas J Morgan The historic Jaswell Farm over the years has donated nearly 22 tons of fresh produce, mostly tomatoes, to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, for use by the needy. SMITHFIELD -- There's an annual festival in Spain during which people pelt each other with grandiose quantities of ripe tomatoes, but that's not how things work in Smithfield. Instead, the historic Jaswell Farm over the years has donated nearly 22 tons of fresh produce, mostly tomatoes, to the Rhode...


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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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