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 Dam’ask Linen.Dambe’a 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Damaskeen’ing.
 
Producing upon steel a blue tinge and ornamental figures, sometimes inlaid with gold and silver, as in Damascus blades; so called from Damascus, which was celebrated in the Middle Ages for this class of ornamental art.   1
 


 Dam’ask Linen.Dambe’a 

 
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