Pronunciation of Damask
/dˈamask/, /dˈamask/, /d_ˈa_m_a_s_k/
Synonyms for damask:
gingham, rayon, alpaca, calico, nylon, fleece, fabric, worsted, wool, flannel, net, moleskin, cotton, chiffon, tulle, herringbone, batik, Celanese, dacron, acrilan, baize, challis, crinoline, crepe, taffeta, corduroy, twill, linen, oilcloth, broadcloth, serge, mohair, brocade, orlon, gabardine, canvas, sharkskin, horsehair, duffel, chintz, jersey, grenadine, denim, plaid, quilting, lame, gossamer, madras, burlap, tricot, velvet, percale, muslin, cambric, tweed, silk, astrakhan, matting, satin, paisley, bunting, sacking sailcloth, felt, sateen, longcloth, suede, cheesecloth, tarpaulin, foulard, cashmere, velour, seersucker, chenille.
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for damask:
- As she did so her bright, clear, dark eyes grew brighter than ever, and her young cheeks became full of the lovely color of the damask rose. - "A Very Naughty Girl", L. T. Meade.
- On the first floor, behind curtains of red damask, the soft light of a lamp placed upon a low table faintly illumined the room, at the other extremity of which, on a large bedstead supported by spiral columns, around which curtains of the same color as those which deadened the rays of the lamp had been closely drawn, lay De Guiche, his head supported by pillows, his eyes looking as if the mists of death were gathering; his long black hair, scattered over the pillow, set off the young man's hollow temples. - "Louise de la Valliere", Alexandre Dumas, Pere.
- A hundred guineas and a damask gown! - "Clementina", A.E.W. Mason.