Damass'e
Damass'e \Da*mas*s['e]"\, a. [F. damass['e], fr. damas. See {Damask}.] Woven like damask. -- n. A damass['e] fabric, esp. one of linen. [1913 Webster]

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  • Damask — Dam ask (d[a^]m ask), n. [From the city Damascus, L. Damascus, Gr. Damasko s, Heb. Dammesq, Ar. Daemeshq; cf. Heb. d meseq damask; cf. It. damasco, Sp. damasco, F. damas. Cf. {Damascene}, {Damass[ E]}.] 1. Damask silk; silk woven with an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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