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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A firm shiny reversible linen used especially for household linen.

Usage examples (32)
  • The couple were honored to receive the grandmother's damask as a wedding present.
  • damask table linens
  • There are numerous silk manufactories in Brussels; and the beautiful linen, called damask, is exported in great quantities.
  • "damask," has destroyed to my ear for ever the music of one of the sweetest passages in Shakespeare. for more
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