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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Damask  \Dam"ask\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Damasked};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Damasking}.] 
  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}. 
  Mingled  metal  damasked  o'er  with  gold.  --Dryde?. 
  On  the  soft,  downy  bank,  damasked  with  flowers.