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 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]


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