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vb (tr)
(Crafts) a variant form of damascene
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(ˈdæm əˌsin)

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.
3. an inhabitant of Damascus.
4. (l.c.) work or patterns produced by damascening.
5. (l.c.) Also, damaskeen. to produce wavy lines on (Damascus steel).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin Damascēnus of Damascus < Greek Damaskēnós]
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Therefore damaskeen, damascene and similar words are also to be rejected as Arabic borrowings.