Damassin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Damassin A kind of modified damask or brocade.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n damassin A kind of damask with gold and silver flowers woven in the warp and woof.
    • n damassin An ornamental woven or textile fabric of which the surface is wholly, or almost wholly, gold or silver, or a combination of both. The fabric is submitted to heavy pressure to make the surface uniform and brilliantly metallic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Damassin damask with flowered patterns in gold or silver thread
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. damas,. See Damask
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From Damascus, in Syria, where damask was orig. made.