Damascene

Damascene
/dam"euh seen', dam'euh seen"/, adj., n., v., Damascened, Damascening.
adj.
1. of or pertaining to the city of Damascus.
2. (l.c.) of or pertaining to the art of damascening.
n.
3. an inhabitant of Damascus.
4. (l.c.) work or patterns produced by damascening.
v.t.
5. (l.c.) Also, damaskeen /dam"euh skeen', dam'euh skeen"/. to produce wavy lines on (Damascus steel).
[1350-1400; ME < L Damascenus of Damascus < Gk Damaskenós, equiv. to Damask(ós) DAMASCUS + -enos -ENE]

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