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 for Damascene
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Damascene \Dam"as*cene\ (d[a^]m"as*s[=e]n), a. [L. Damascenus of
     Damascus, fr. Damascus the city, Gr. Damasko`s. See Damask,
     and cf. Damaskeen, Damaskin, Damson.]
     Of or relating to Damascus.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Damascene \Dam"as*cene\ (d[a^]m"as*s[=e]n), n.
     A kind of plum, now called damson. See Damson.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Damascene \Dam`as*cene"\ (d[a^]m`as*s[=e]n"), v. t.
     Same as Damask, or Damaskeen, v. t. "Damascened armor."
     --Beaconsfield. "Cast and damascened steel." --Ure.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  damascene
      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Damascus or its
             people; "damascene city gates"
      2: (of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of
         different (especially precious) metals; "a damascened sword"
      n 1: a native or inhabitant of Damascus
      2: a design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel
      v 1: inlay metal with gold and silver

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