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2007-06-30 06:24:38

By Tim Funk, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jun. 30--Depending on your religion, Friday, Saturday or Sunday spells sacred. Just consider what many of us do with our hands on those days: We raise them in praise or press them together in prayer. We use them to hold our holy books, to accept Communion, to offer another a handshake of peace. But what about the workweek? That can be hallowed time, too. On the job, in a thousand different ways, we extend helping hands. At Charlotte's...


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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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