Meaning of Damascene

Dam•a•scene

Pronunciation: (dam'u-sēn", dam"u-sēn'), [key]
— adj., n., v., -scened, -scen•ing.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the city of Damascus.
  2. (l.c.) of or pertaining to the art of damascening.
—n.
  1. an inhabitant of Damascus.
  2. (l.c.) work or patterns produced by damascening.
—v.t.
  1. (l.c.) to produce wavy lines on (Damascus steel).
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