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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Damascus steel Damascus steel n : a hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades [syn: Damask steel]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Damascus steel Damascus steel \Da*mas"cus steel\ See Damask steel, under Damask. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Damask \Dam"ask\, a. 1. Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of the damask rose. [1913 Webster] But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Damask color, a deep rose-color like that of the damask rose. Damask plum, a small dark-colored plum, generally called damson. Damask rose (Bot.), a large, pink, hardy, and very fragrant variety of rose (Rosa damascena) from Damascus. “Damask roses have not been known in England above one hundred years.” --Bacon. Damask steel, or Damascus steel, steel of the kind originally made at Damascus, famous for its hardness, and its beautiful texture, ornamented with waving lines; especially, that which is inlaid with damaskeening; -- formerly much valued for sword blades, from its great flexibility and tenacity. [1913 Webster] Damascus \Da*mas"cus\, n. [L.] A city of Syria. [1913 Webster] Damascus blade, a sword or scimiter, made chiefly at Damascus, having a variegated appearance of watering, and proverbial for excellence. Damascus iron, or Damascus twist, metal formed of thin bars or wires of iron and steel elaborately twisted and welded together; used for making gun barrels, etc., of high quality, in which the surface, when polished and acted upon by acid, has a damask appearance. Damascus steel. See Damask steel, under Damask, a. [1913 Webster]

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