Definition of Damaskeen

1. v. t. To decorate, as iron, steel, etc., with a peculiar marking or "water" produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or incrusting with another metal, as silver or gold, or by etching, etc., to damask.



Definition of Damaskeen

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damaskeen

damaraite
damars
damascene
damascened
damascenes
damascening
damascenone
damascenones
damascone
damascones
damascus
damask
damask rose
damask violet
damasked
damaskeen (current term)
damaskeened
damaskeening
damaskeens
damaskin
damasking
damaskins
damasks
damboard
damboards
dambonite

Literary usage of Damaskeen

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Cf. damaskeen."] 1. To ornament (a metal) with flowers or patterns on the surface, ... damaskeen (not used as an adj. in E. ) thus ult. represents F. ..."

2. Art Education Applied to Industry by George Ward Nichols (1877)
"One of the rarest of works in damaskeen has a romantic and somewhat mysterious history. At the close of the last century a merchant of curiosities, ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... used leith "out"), dress, trim, blazon or emblaze, figure, embroider (rhetorical, fxc. of needlework), damascene or (less us- uai) damaskeen, damask (an ..."

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