- Also baudekin. Textiles. a silk brocade interwoven with gold or silver threads, used chiefly for ceremonial purposes.
- Architecture. a permanent ornamental canopy, as above a freestanding altar or throne.
- a portable canopy carried in religious processions.
- a richly ornamented silk and gold brocade
- a canopy of fabric or stone over an altar, shrine, or throne in a Christian church or carried in Christian religious processions over an object of veneration