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2005-12-15 13:06:35

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York woman threw her 1-month-old son from the third floor of a burning building and the baby was caught by an amateur baseball player standing outside, media reports said on Thursday. Local television stations aired a videotape of Wednesday's dramatic rescue in the Bronx taken by a surveillance camera. It showed the baby, swathed in white, tumbling some 30 feet into the arms of Housing Authority employee Felix Vazquez, one of several people waiting below....


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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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