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a.
Of or relating to Damascus.
n.
A kind of plume, now called damson. See Damson.
v. t.
Same as Damask, or Damaskeen, v. t.
n.
A city of Syria.
n.
Damask silk; silk woven with an elaborate pattern of flowers and the like.
n.
Linen so woven that a pattern in produced by the different directions of the thread, without contrast of color.
n.
A heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; -- made for furniture covering and hangings.
n.
Damask or Damascus steel; also, the peculiar markings or \"water\" of such steel.
n.
A deep pink or rose color.
a.
Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus.
a.
Having the color of the damask rose.
imp. & p. p.
of Damask
p. pr. & vb. n.
of Damask
v. t.
To decorate in a way peculiar to Damascus or attributed to Damascus; particularly: (a) with flowers and rich designs, as silk; (b) with inlaid lines of gold, etc., or with a peculiar marking or \"water,\" as metal. See Damaskeen.
v.
Alt. of Damasken
v.
To decorate, as iron, steel, etc., with a peculiar marking or \"water\" produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or incrusting with another metal, as silver or gold, or by etching, etc., to damask.
n.
A sword of Damask steel.
a.
Woven like damask.
n.
A damasse fabric, esp. one of linen.
n.
A kind of modified damask or brocade.

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