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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Damask silk; silk woven with an elaborate pattern of flowers and the like.

2. (n.) Linen so woven that a pattern in produced by the different directions of the thread, without contrast of color.

3. (n.) A heavy woolen or worsted stuff with a pattern woven in the same way as the linen damask; -- made for furniture covering and hangings.

4. (n.) Damask or Damascus steel; also, the peculiar markings or water of such steel.

5. (n.) A deep pink or rose color.

6. (a.) Pertaining to, or originating at, the city of Damascus; resembling the products or manufactures of Damascus.

7. (a.) Having the color of the damask rose.

8. (v. t.) To decorate in a way peculiar to Damascus or attributed to Damascus; particularly: (a) with flowers and rich designs, as silk; (b) with inlaid lines of gold, etc., or with a peculiar marking or water, as metal. See Damaskeen.

Strong's Hebrew
1833. demesheq -- perhaps silk
... in Damascus. By orthographical variation from Dammeseq; damask (as a fabric of Damascus)
-- in Damascus. see HEBREW Dammeseq. 1832, 1833. demesheq. 1834 . ...
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1264. berom -- variegated cloth
... rich apparel. Probably of foreign origin; damask (stuff of variegated thread) --
rich apparel. 1263, 1264. berom. 1265 . Strong's Numbers.
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Useful Phrases
... cynical disregard. D. damaging admission. damask cheek [damask = rich patterned
fabric; wavy pattern on Damascus steel]. dampened ardor. dancing sunshine. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section i useful phrases.htm

A Little Maid
... seem as though he were not asking favors, he took with him an immense amount of
silver and gold, and ten suits of raiment"perhaps of linen damask, that was ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/a little maid.htm

Kingo's Childhood and Youth
... He learned the trade of linen and damask weaving, and established a modest business
of his own at Slangerup, a town in the northern part of Sjælland and close ...
/.../aaberg/hymns and hymnwriters of denmark/chapter three kingos childhood and.htm

On Saturday, or at Compline.
... above all measure lovely, of our Blessed Lady, and that it was worked in cloth,
and the mantle of the picture was red and purple, with damask embroidery, which ...
/.../suso/a little book of eternal wisdom/on saturday or at compline.htm

Ode on the Installation of the Duke of Devonshire, Chancellor of ...
... main, Breasting the Thames with his mariners bold, Past good Queen Bess's palace
of old; With jewel and ingot packed in his hold, And sails of damask and cloth ...
/.../kingsley/andromeda and other poems/ode on the installation of.htm

Thankful Service.
... They would have fine damask and soft covering for their table, whilst they have
dirty linen and a moth eaten cloth for the Altar of their God. ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon lix thankful service.htm

Clii Quia Amore Langueo
... My soul of peace, while peace in vain she seeks; Tell Him those damask roses,
that did strive. With white, both fade, upon my sallow cheeks; ...
/.../palgrave/the treasury of sacred song/clii quia amore langueo.htm

Perseverance in Holiness
... Hungry men are not eager for a display of plate or of damask; nor even for a show
of flowers bedecking the table. They are best satisfied with solid food. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 35 1889/perseverance in holiness.htm

When a Revival is to be Expected.
... You may go and build a splendid new house of worship, and line your seats with damask,
put up a costly pulpit, and get a magnificent organ, and every thing of ...
/.../finney/lectures on revivals of religion/lecture ii when a revival.htm

There are Certain Moments in Life which Seem Weighted with the ...
... Manuel had till now stood aside, half hidden in the shadow of the crimson damask
which, falling from ceiling to floor in rich luxurious folds, draped the ...
/.../corelli/the master-christian/xxviii there are certain moments.htm

Damask (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Damask silk; silk woven with an elaborate pattern
of flowers and the like. ... 7. (a.) Having the color of the damask rose. ...
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Water (4571 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen,
silk, metals, etc. See Water, vt, 3, Damask, vt, and Damaskeen. ...
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Wave (65 Occurrences)
... a flag, etc. 14. (n.) The undulating line or streak of luster on cloth watered,
or calendered, or on damask steel. 15. (vi) Fig.: A ...
/w/wave.htm - 30k

Dammesek. Damask, Dammesek. Dammim . Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia DAMMESEK
ELIEZER. ... See ELIEZER (1). Damask, Dammesek. Dammim . Reference Bible.
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Cushion (3 Occurrences)
... "Silken cushions" of Amos 3:12 the Revised Version (British and American) is a
rendering of the Hebrew demesheq from its supposed connection with damask. ...
/c/cushion.htm - 9k

Silk (4 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Hebrews demeshek, "damask," silk cloth manufactured
at Damascus, Amos 3:12. AV, "in the corner of a bed ...
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Jaw (6 Occurrences)
... of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be rescued
that sit in Samaria in the corner of a couch, and upon the damask of a ...
/j/jaw.htm - 11k

Damascus (58 Occurrences)
... Our word "damask" bears witness to the fame of its textile industry, and the "Damascus
blades" of the Crusading period were equally famous; and though Timur ...
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Bible Concordance
Damask (1 Occurrence)

Amos 3:12 Thus saith Jehovah: Like as the shepherd rescueth out of the jaw of the lion two legs, or a piece of an ear; so shall the children of Israel be rescued that sit in Samaria in the corner of a couch, and upon the damask of a bed.



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