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2008-07-09 06:00:27

By Sherry Youngquist, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 9--YADKINVILLE A countywide referendum on alcohol is coming to Yadkin County in September, setting off debate about greater access to liquor and beer. Some county officials say that allowing restaurants throughout the county to sell beer and liquor by the drink would help attract tourists and promote development. But others worry that more sales of alcohol would lead to problems in families. Yadkin County commissioners have set...


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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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