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 Bald.Baldassa’re. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Baldachin.
 
The daïs or canopy under which, in Roman Catholic processions, the Holy Sacrament is carried (Italian, baldacchino, so-called from Baldacco (Italian for Bagdad), where the cloth was made). Also the canopy above an altar.   1
 


 Bald.Baldassa’re. 

 
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