baldachin baldachin

Definition(s):

  • (n) ornamented canopy supported by columns or suspended from a roof or projected from a wall (as over an altar)

Usage(s):

  1. To signify this fact, the cardinals tug heavy silken cords to drop the baldachin that hangs over each chair, leaving only the new Pope's throne covered.
  2. Overhead was hung a monster baldachin or canopy.

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/ˈɪn tə ɡrəl /