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English definition of “damask”


noun [U]     /ˈdæm.əsk/
a type of heavy cloth that has a pattern woven into it that is the same colour as the cloth : a white damask tablecloth Textiles made from natural fibres
(Definition of damask noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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