from The Century Dictionary.

  • Woven with a rich pattern, as of flowers: said of certain silks used for women's wear.
  • In ceramics, applied to a decoration white on white—that is, painted in white enamel on a white ground, so that the pattern is relieved by only very slight differences of tint, and chiefly by the contrast of surfaces.

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

  • adjective Woven like damask.

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  • noun A fabric which is woven figured like damask


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From French damassé, past participle of damasser ("to make (like) damask"), from damas ("damask").


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