1. A silk stuff, having some parts raised above the ground, representing flowers and other figures; originally from Damascus.
2. A kind of wrought linen, made in Flanders, in imitation of damask silks.
3. Red color, from the damask-rose.
Damask-steel, is a fine steel from the Levant, chiefly from Damascus, used for sword and cutlas blades.
DAM'ASK, verb transitive
1. To form flowers on stuffs; also, to variegate; to diversify; as, a bank damasked with flowers.
2. To adorn steel-work with figures. [See Damaskeen]