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 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.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • damasking — 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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