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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dam·ask /ˈdæməsk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dam·ask n.
 1. Damask silk; silk woven with an elaborate pattern of flowers and the like. “A bed of ancient damask.”
 2. Linen so woven that a pattern in produced by the different directions of the thread, without contrast of color.
 3. A heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; -- made for furniture covering and hangings.
 4. Damask or Damascus steel; also, the peculiar markings or “water” of such steel.
 5. A deep pink or rose color.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dam·ask, a.
 1. Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus.
 2. Having the color of the damask rose.
 But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud,
 Feed on her damask cheek.   --Shak.
 Damask color, a deep rose-color like that of the damask rose.
 Damask plum, a small dark-colored plum, generally called damson.
 Damask rose Bot., a large, pink, hardy, and very fragrant variety of rose (Rosa damascena) from Damascus. Damask roses have not been known in England above one hundred years.” --Bacon.
 Damask steel, or Damascus steel, steel of the kind originally made at Damascus, famous for its hardness, and its beautiful texture, ornamented with waving lines; especially, that which is inlaid with damaskeening; -- formerly much valued for sword blades, from its great flexibility and tenacity.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dam·ask, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Damasked p. pr. & vb. n. Damasking.] To decorate in a way peculiar to Damascus or attributed to Damascus; particularly: (a) with flowers and rich designs, as silk; (b) with inlaid lines of gold, etc., or with a peculiar marking or “water,” as metal. See Damaskeen.
    Mingled metal damasked o'er with gold.   --Dryde░.
    On the soft, downy bank, damasked with flowers.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having a woven pattern; "damask table linens"
      n 1: a table linen made from linen damask
      2: a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a
         reversible pattern woven into it