Definition of damask noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdæməsk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdæməsk//
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a type of thick cloth, usually made from silk or linen, with a pattern that is visible on both sides a damask tablecloth Word Originlate Middle English: from Damaske, early form of the name of Damascus, where the fabric was first produced.
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