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2008-07-17 15:01:02

SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- Rhode Island National Guard helicopters will land atop South County Hospital today and next week as part of an emergency training drill. The pilots will land twice in the late afternoon and once around 9 p.m. "It's a way for the pilots and crews to become familiar with the helipads and hospitals in the event of an emergency like a hurricane," said National Guard pilot instructor Frank Puleo. Because the National Guardsmen are part-time soldiers, they need to become...


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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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