Damaskeen
Damaskeen Dam"as*keen`, Damasken Dam"as*ken, v. t. [F. damaschinare. See {Damascene}, 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. [1913 Webster]

Damaskeening is is partly mosaic work, partly engraving, and partly carving. --Ure. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • damaskeen — dam·a·skeen …   English syllables

  • damaskeen — dam•a•skeen [[t]ˈdæm əˌskin[/t]] v. t. Damascene 5) …   From formal English to slang

  • damaskeen — /dæməˈskin/ (say damuh skeen) verb (t) → damascene (defs 3 and 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • damaskeen —   v.t. v.t. ornament (metal) with wavy patterns; a. pertaining to such art or to damask.    ♦ damascene blade, sword made in Damascus or ornamented with damascening …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • damaskeen — ˈdaməˌskēn also ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: from earlier damaskine, from Middle French damasquiner, from damasquin of Damascus, from Old Italian damaschino, from Damasco Damascus (from Latin Damascus) + ino ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Damasken — Damaskeen Dam as*keen , Damasken Dam as*ken, v. t. [F. damaschinare. See {Damascene}, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CuSO4 — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CuSO45H2O — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Damascene — Dam as*cene (d[a^]m as*s[=e]n), a. [L. Damascenus of Damascus, fr. Damascus the city, Gr. Damasko s. See {Damask}, and cf. {Damaskeen}, {Damaskin}, {Damson}.] Of or relating to Damascus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Damascene — Dam as*cene (d[a^]m as*s[=e]n ), v. t. Same as {Damask}, or {Damaskeen}, v. t. Damascened armor. Beaconsfield. Cast and damascened steel. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”