from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The richest kind of stuff used in garments in the Middle Ages, the web being gold, and the woof silk, with embroidery; -- made originally at Baghdad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread, and properly called cloth of baudekin.
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