Damaskin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Damaskin A sword of Damask steel. "No old Toledo blades or damaskins ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • damaskin An obsolete form of damaskeen.
    • n damaskin A Damascus blade; a damaskeened blade.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Damaskin a Damascus blade: a damaskeened blade
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. damasquin, adj., It. damaschino, Sp. damasquino,. See Damaskeen
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From Damascus, in Syria, where damask was orig. made.