from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of damaskeen.
  • noun A Damascus blade; a damaskeened blade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A sword of Damask steel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A sword of Damascus steel.


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Compare French damasquin (adjective). See damaskeen.


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  • I would have thought this had something to do with fabric (damask), but no...

    March 22, 2008

  • But apparently related to Damask (or Damascus) steel, right? This is a sword made of that material, isn't it?

    March 24, 2008