Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

baldachin, baldacchino, baldachino, baldaquin, ciborium

An ornamental canopy over an altar, usually supported on columns, or a similar form over a tomb or throne.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mientras se encuentra acostada en su cama cubierta con un baldaquin, Frida le dice jocosamente a su padre que parece una nina rica que espera pasivamente a sus visitantes caballeros, excepto que ella es una nina paciente y que los visitantes son medicos.
l l l l l l BALDAQUIN, a half-brother to Border Arrow, made virtually all in the Listed Jebel Ali Stakes at the Dubai course yesterday.
El fuego, mas alla de la zona arborea en la ribera opuesta del arroyo, reflejado en la tierra desde el baldaquin de su propio humo, cubria todo el paisaje.
Una barcaza amarrada --con techo de baldaquin y sillas plegables de lona azul, manteles blancos, lamparas marineras-- sirve de comedor.
Je fus, au pied du baldaquin supportant ses bijoux adores et ses chefs-d'oeuvre physiques, un gros ours aux gencives violettes et au poil chenu de chagrin, les yeux aux cristaux et aux argents des consoles.
But the subsequent poor performances of some of those that finished close behind Give The Slip at Ascot-notably Baldaquin and Foreign Secretary-suggest the race did have a lasting effect on some.
Baldaquin looks a progressive sort and he is fancied to add to his easy Goodwood win last month in the Ranskill Handicap (8.
Blue Square: 5 Trahern, 7 Blue, Sharp Play, 8 Man O'Mystery, 10 Atlantic Rhapsody, 12 Baldaquin, Lady Angharad, Naval Affair, Secret Agent, 14 bar.
Tote Exacta Handicap Tote: 5 Trahern, 8 Man O'Mystery, Sharp Play, 10 Blue, 12 Atlantic Rhapsody, Secret Agent, 14 Lady Angharad, 16 Air Defence, Albarahin, Baldaquin, Ferzao, Hudood, King's Mill, Moon Solitaire, Naval Affair, 20 bar.
10) after a fair fourth to Baldaquin at this track earlier this month.
Further down the field, Baldaquin (100) will prove suited by further, while King's Mill (98) deserves extra credit after running wide.
The Owington gelding had the misfortune to come up against the classy Spinning Top when beaten nine lengths on the turf course here last month, and luck was not on Speed Venture's side at Goodwood when he was beaten a length and three-quarters by Baldaquin.