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baldachin, baldacchino, baldachino, baldaquin, ciborium

An ornamental canopy over an altar, usually supported on columns, or a similar form over a tomb or throne.
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A goal-line clearance from Forsyth denied Gretna's dangerman Baldacchino a minute after the restart And Hogarth had to be down well to hold a fizzing Bingham drive before Baldacchino hit the bar with a cross-cum-shot.
GRETNA: Main 7, Nichols 7 (McQuilkan 6), Aitken 7, McGuffie 7, Townsley 7, Innes 8, Baldacchino 7, GRADY 9, Deuchar 8, Bingham 8, Skelton 7 (Tosh 6).
Then in the 55th minute Baldacchino finally got his name on the score sheet when his wind assisted cross deceived Fahey and dropped into the net for number three.
In 77 minutes Deuchar showed a flash of the skills that have brought him so many goals this season when he brought down a Baldacchino through ball, held off a Shire defender and unleashed a rocket shot that Jackson beat away.
Midway through the half a corner by Baldacchino saw Chris Innes have a header cleared off the line by Mark Perry.
Skelton then powered a free-kick into Shire's defensive wall after Johnny Walker's unorthodox attempt to tackle livewire Baldacchino with what resembled a headlock.
If the PS10 is not paid Baldacchino could face seven days in prison.
One of the workers known as sanpietrini cleans the Baldacchino over the main altar in St.
In the tradition of Paulo Freire, the influential theorist of critical pedagogy, Baldacchino (dean, School of Art & Design at University College, Falmouth, UK) presents an analysis of art as an entree to discussing philosophical/political issues of modernity that goes beyond the tautology of "is it art?
The pounds 4million Baldacchino Supreme bed features 107kg of solid 24ct gold with the option to customise the headboard with diamonds.
Wadsworth admitted a long journey for the Scottish Premier League clash was the last thing the administration-hit Borders club wanted after a week when John- Paul Kissock returned to Everton and Ryan Baldacchino moved to Australia.
Tim Clancy slid in on Gretna's Ryan Baldacchino, then collapsed in agony as his ankle was caught in the turf.