Definition of damascened in English:
1.1(Of a metal object) inlaid with gold or silver decoration.
- His richly damascened armour also suggests Bontemps's decorative ability.
- The knives have long solid bolsters typical of the period, decorated with gilt damascened flowers and foliage, and short half handles of rock crystal, a material prized by most cultures since ancient times.
- The brooding elegance of their clothes finds its counterpoint in the lustrous tapestried vestments of Ss Stephen and Augustine, who have descended from heaven to lower the warrior count, in his damascened armour, into his vault.
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