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2008-07-17 06:00:36

By Brian Evans, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 17--LIMA -- With the U.S. military cutting orders for a mine-resistant vehicle used by Marines in Iraq, 83 people at Lima's tank plant will lose their jobs in the next few weeks -- at least for now. Keith Deters, plant manager of Joint Systems Manufacturing Center, 1161 Buckeye Road, Lima, said the plant sent notification this week to 83 employees who will be laid off next month. Deters said all 83 employees are working through the plant'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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