damascene

See also: Damascene and damascène

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AdjectiveEdit

damascene (not comparable)

  1. inlaid with silver or gold
  2. Of or from Damascus

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VerbEdit

damascene (third-person singular simple present damascenes, present participle damascening, simple past and past participle damascened)

  1. (transitive) To decorate (metalwork) with a peculiar marking or water produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or encrusting with another metal, such as silver or gold, or by etching, etc.; to damask.

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NounEdit

damascene (plural damascenes)

  1. Archaic form of damson.
    • 1818, Mary Martha Sherwood, The History of the Fairchild Family
      As Emily was carrying one of the jars, she perceived that it was tied down so loosely that she could put in her finger and get at the fruit. Accordingly she took out one of the damascenes, and ate it []
  2. A breed of pigeon

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damascene

  1. feminine plural of damasceno

LatinEdit

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damascēne

  1. vocative masculine singular of damascēnus

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damascene

  1. Alternative form of damasyn