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Google previewGuide to Naples and Sicily (1847)

by Luigi Piale

Under the baldacchino is a large half sized figure of the Padre eterno in the midst of cherubins, beneath this figure a painting of the Madonna della lettera supported by angels and seraphins ; it is usually covered with a silver mantle scattered ...

Google previewThe Law Journal Reports (1874)

The proposed baldacchino is a handsome marble structure, or canopy, with a pointed roof and three gables pointing different ways, supported by four columns standing apart from the east wall of the church, and would cover the holy table, ...

Google previewModern Decisions on Ritual and Kindred Subjects (1894)

by George John Talbot

The baldacchino is a mark of honour, and as such is ordered by the Eituale Eomanum to be carried over the host to the sick.

Google previewJustice of the Peace and Local Government Review (1873)

The proposed baldacchino is a handsome marble structure or canopy, with a pointed roof, and three gables pointing different ways, supported by four columns standing apart from the east wall of the church, and would cover the Holy Table, ...

Google previewA Catholic Dictionary (1884)

Containing Some Account of the Doctrine, Discipline, Rites, Ceremonies, Councils, and Religious Orders of the Catholic Church by William Edward Addis, Thomas Arnold

The name Baldacchino is said to have come into use in the middle ages and to be derived from Baaldalt, the name by which Babylon was known durin the time of the crusades. Baaldak or abylon was celebrated for the manufacture of fine ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Religions (1921)

by Maurice Arthur Canney

BALDACCHINO. An Italian word for a canopy. It is supposed to be derived from Baaldak, the name by which Bagdad was known at the time of the Crusades. The Baldacchino is used in the Roman Catholic Church. The canopy placed over the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

The baldacchino which now exists in the upper church is of c. 1100, but two of the columns of a much older canopy are preserved by being used in the construction of a fine 15th- century tomb near the high altar. These have richly carved caps ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church

The other, called a baldacchino, is of more elaborate structure and consists, in main outline, of a rectangular frame-work of rich cloth, supported by four, six, or eight staves by which it is carried. In both cases the covering consists of cloth of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Religion (1887)

An Encyclopedia of Christian and Other Religious Doctrines, Denominations, Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Terms, History, Biography, Etc., Etc by William Benham

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Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

bail baldacchino bail4 >fiona typewriter or printer, etc: a hinged bar that holds the paper against the PLATEN, bailey / 'beih/ > n [baileys) 1 the outer wall of a castle. 2 a courtyard within the wall. [13c: from French bailie enclosure] Bailey bridge ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

baldachin, baldacchino, baldachino, baldaquin, ciborium An ornamental canopy over an altar, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (2008)

by Michael Lück

Baldacchino, Godfrey, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Barber, Matthew D., Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, USA. Bardecki, Michal, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Scrabble value of B3A1L1D2A1C3C3H4I1N1O1

The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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