damask damask  /ˈdæ məsk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
  2. (n) a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it
  3. (adj) having a woven pattern

Usage(s):

  1. Gaze at the stalls selling damask roses and leeches.
  2. They marched six abreast across the great square like some damask-clad, miter-capped army, the Cardinals in scarlet bringing up the rear.

News

  1. Tajikistan: Building the World’s Biggest Teahouse

    Editors' Picks:  No 070313_10.jpg Step past the giant plaster waterfall taking shape in the foyer, skirt the billiard hall with ornate damask wallpaper, and a splendid ballroom opens up. “This is the president’s dining room,” a foreman says proudly, pointing out the intricate wood carvings covering each wall. read more
    on July 5, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

  2. Hello, hookahs: Damask owner puts exotic smokes outside eatery

    In the months since its opening, Damask Cafe has been offering diners fine Middle-Eastern fare.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: The Star Press

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