Damascus steel

noun
Da·​mas·​cus steel | \ də-ˈma-skəs- How to pronounce Damascus steel (audio) \

Definition of Damascus steel

: hard elastic steel ornamented with wavy patterns and used especially for sword blades

First Known Use of Damascus steel

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Damascus steel was circa 1727

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“Damascus steel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Damascus%20steel. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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