Damask

Adjective

  • Of a grayish-pink color, like that of the damask rose.

Noun

  • A heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; made for furniture covering and hangings.
  • A grayish-pink color, like that of the damask rose.

    "damask colour: "

  • Linen so woven that a pattern is produced by the different directions of the thread, without contrast of colour.
  • A damask rose, Rosa × damascena.
  • An ornate silk fabric originating from Damascus.

    "True damasks are pure silk."

  • Damascus steel; also, the peculiar markings or "water" of such steel.

Verb

  • To decorate or weave in damascene patterns

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