Definition for DAM'ASK

DAM'ASK, n. [It. dommasco; Fr. damas; Sp. damasco; from Damascus, in Syria.]

  1. A silk stuff, having some parts raised above the ground, representing flowers and other figures, originally from Damascus.
  2. A kind of wrought linen, made in Flanders, in imitation of damask silks.
  3. Red color, from the damask-rose. Fairfax. Damask-steel, is a fine steel from the Levant, chiefly from Damascus, used for sword and cutlas blades.

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