from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Damascus steel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. steel of the kind originally made at Damascus, famous for its hardness, and its beautiful texture, ornamented with waving lines; especially, that which is inlaid with damaskeening; -- formerly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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hard resilient steel often decorated and used for sword blades
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