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See definition of baldachin on Dictionary.com
  • as incanopy
  • as inceiling

synonyms for baldachin

  • awning
  • cover
  • marquee
  • shade
  • sunshade
  • umbrella
  • beam
  • plaster
  • roof
  • canopy
  • covert
  • dome
  • groin
  • housetop
  • roofing
  • timber
  • fan vaulting
  • highest point
  • plafond
  • planchement
  • topside covering
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How to use baldachin in a sentence

Under the baldachin hovered a gilded Cupid, spotted and faded, with his arrow aimed at the bed.
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
His peculiar use of a very stiff baldachin made people say that he was a master of Raphael.
THE STORY OF PERUGIAMARGARET SYMONDS
I take the shrine to be a work of the thirteenth century, though the baldachin is no doubt of later date.
SOME ACCOUNT OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE IN SPAINGEORGE EDMUND STREET
Then he took his stand in front of the theatrical chair under the faded baldachin, and sucked at his upper lip.
ROYAL HIGHNESSTHOMAS MANN
From the coffered ceiling hangs the metal baldachin, like a precious lantern's chain without a lamp.
AN ARTIST'S LETTERS FROM JAPANJOHN LA FARGE
The retablo of Gerona cathedral and its baldachin date from the fourteenth century.
THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF OLDER SPAIN, VOLUME I (OF 3)LEONARD WILLIAMS
She stared up at the tasseled baldachin with its furled draperies, and fingered the lace covering and the silken comforter.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
Each wheel bears the image of the sun, and six pillars, surmounted by a golden drapery, form a sort of baldachin over the car.
TALES FROM JKAIMR JKAI
The chief object of veneration is placed beneath a costly baldachin in the middle room.
THE STRAND MAGAZINEVARIOUS
Between the apsis and the nave stood the altar, or rather the common table, canopied by a baldachin supported by columns.
A MANUAL OF THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF ARTG. G. (GUSTAVUS GEORGE) ZERFFI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO BALDACHIN

  • awning
  • baldachin
  • cover
  • marquee
  • shade
  • sunshade
  • umbrella
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