Damasked
Damask Dam"ask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damasked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Damasking}.] 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}. [1913 Webster]

Mingled metal damasked o'er with gold. --Dryde?. [1913 Webster]

On the soft, downy bank, damasked with flowers. --Milton.


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  • damasked — dam·ask || dæmÉ™sk n. reversible fabric with woven patterns; damask steel, Damascus steel (hand wrought steel with a wavy pattern etched on its surface) adj. of or resembling damask v. weave or decorate cloth with an elaborate design; mark with …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Damask — Dam ask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damasked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Damasking}.] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Damasking — Damask Dam ask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damasked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Damasking}.] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Recline — Re*cline , a. [L. reclinis. See {Recline}, v. t.] Having a reclining posture; leaning; reclining. [R.] [1913 Webster] They sat, recline On the soft downy bank, damasked with flowers. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blason — originally comes from French Heraldry and means either the codified description of a coat of arms or the coat of arms itself. The terms blason , blasonner , blasonneur were used in 16th c. French literature by poets who, following Clement Marot… …   Wikipedia

  • Damascus steel — hand wrought steel, made in various Asian countries, from parts of a bloom of heterogeneous composition, repeatedly folded over and welded and finally etched to reveal the resulting grain: used esp. for sword blades. Also called damask, damask… …   Universalium

  • tapestry — tapestrylike, adj. /tap euh stree/, n., pl. tapestries, v., tapestried, tapestrying. n. 1. a fabric consisting of a warp upon which colored threads are woven by hand to produce a design, often pictorial, used for wall hangings, furniture… …   Universalium

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