Part of speech: adjective

Of or like damask.

Part of speech: noun

A fine silk or linen fabric woven in elaborate patterns.

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Usage examples "damask":

  1. With returned consciousness to McElroy, there came back to the little maid much of her damask beauty. - "The Maid of the Whispering Hills", Vingie E. Roe.
  2. Man in a white cravat showed us to a pew; floor covered with carpet, and seat covered with damask, with little stools to kneel down upon. - "Doesticks, What He Says", Q. K. Philander Doesticks.
  3. The lovely Fanny, the queen, as it seemed, of the day, was capricious enough to wish to gather for herself a blooming branch; a thorn pricked her, and a stream, as bright as if from damask roses, flowed over her delicate hand. - "Peter Schlemihl", Adelbert von Chamisso.