A structure in the form of a canopy, either supported on columns, suspended from the roof, or projecting from the wall, placed above an altar, throne, or door-way; so called as having been originally of the material described in prec. sense. A rich embroidered stuff, originally woven with woof of silk and warp of gold thread; rich brocade.

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