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damascene


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damascene  \Dam"as*cene\,  a.  [L.  Damascenus  of  Damascus,  fr 
  Damascus  the  city,  Gr  ?.  See  {Damask},  and  cf  {Damaskeen}, 
  {Damaskin},  {Damson}.] 
  Of  or  relating  to  Damascus. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damascene  \Dam"as*cene\,  n. 
  A  kind  of  plume,  now  called  {damson}.  See  {Damson}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damascene  \Dam"as*cene\,  v.  t. 
  Same  as  {Damask},  or  {Damaskeen},  v.  t.  ``Damascened  armor.'' 
  --Beaconsfield.  ``Cast  and  damascened  steel.''  --Ure. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  damascene 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  Damascus  or  its 
  people;  "damascene  city  gates" 
  2:  (of  metals)  decorated  or  inlaid  with  a  wavy  pattern  of 
  different  (especially  precious)  metals;  "a  damascened 
  sword"  [syn:  {damascened}] 
  n  1:  a  native  or  inhabitant  of  Damascus  [syn:  {Damascene}] 
  2:  a  design  produced  by  inlaying  gold  or  silver  into  steel 
  v  :  inlay  metal  with  gold  and  silver 




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