from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun Adornment with figures.
- noun Wavy lines formed on metal by damaskeening, or lines similar in appearance.
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- verb Present participle of
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This damasking (as I was informed by the late Mr. Boulton) is produced by beating together steel and iron wire whilst in a state of half fusion, and eating them with acids, by which the softest part is the most corroded; the edges being of pure steel.