Definitions for damaskˈdæm əsk
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a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it
having a woven pattern
"damask table linens"
An ornate silk fabric originating from Damascus.
True damasks are pure silk.
A damask rose.
To decorate or weave in damascene patterns
Of a grayish-pink color, like that of the damask rose.
Origin: From Damascus, where the fabric was originally made.
damask silk; silk woven with an elaborate pattern of flowers and the like
linen so woven that a pattern in produced by the different directions of the thread, without contrast of color
a heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; -- made for furniture covering and hangings
damask or Damascus steel; also, the peculiar markings or "water" of such steel
a deep pink or rose color
pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus
having the color of the damask rose
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
Origin: [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.]
Damask is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibres, with a pattern formed by weaving. Damasks are woven with one warp yarn and one weft yarn, usually with the pattern in warp-faced satin weave and the ground in weft-faced or sateen weave. Twill damasks include a twill-woven ground or pattern.
Translations for damask
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- domàsCatalan, Valencian
- پرنیان, پرندPersian
- damasti, vaaleanpunainen, syvä vaaleanpunainen, ruusunpunainenFinnish
- lie-de-vin, damasFrench
- kain suteraIndonesian
- damasco, damascareItalian
- 絢緞子, ばら色Japanese
- damasc, lie-de-vinRomanian
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