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noun as in canopy

noun as in ceiling


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Under the baldachin hovered a gilded Cupid, spotted and faded, with his arrow aimed at the bed.

His peculiar use of a very stiff baldachin made people say that he was a master of Raphael.

I take the shrine to be a work of the thirteenth century, though the baldachin is no doubt of later date.

Then he took his stand in front of the theatrical chair under the faded baldachin, and sucked at his upper lip.

From the coffered ceiling hangs the metal baldachin, like a precious lantern's chain without a lamp.

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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to baldachin, such as: awning, cover, marquee, shade, sunshade, and umbrella.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.