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2008-08-29 03:00:36

By JONATHAN TREW WRITER Ian Pattison's most famous creation was Rab C Nesbitt, a man who often had a closer relationship with his string vest than his feminine side. This hasn't stopped Pattison from writing Mums and Lovers, a comedy with an all female cast which debuts on Monday at Glasgow's Oran Mor. "It's about three wives and mothers who meet every Thursday at a city centre bar for a night out," explains Pattison. "On this occasion, one of them arrives late and unveils a guilty...

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  • 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.