damask

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1dam·ask

noun \ˈda-məsk\

: a thick usually shiny cloth that has patterns woven into it

Full Definition of DAMASK

1
:  a firm lustrous fabric (as of linen, cotton, silk, or rayon) made with flat patterns in a satin weave on a plain-woven ground on jacquard looms
2
:  damascus steel; also :  the characteristic markings of this steel
3
:  a grayish red

Origin of DAMASK

Middle English damaske, from Medieval Latin damascus, from Damascus
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

2damask

adjective

Definition of DAMASK

1
:  made of or resembling damask
2
:  of the color damask

First Known Use of DAMASK

15th century

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

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