damascene (s.xiiiex)

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damascene (s.xiiiex)

[ FEW: 3,8b damascena; Gdf: 2,414c damaso; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  prune (prune damascene); TLF: ; OED:  damson / damascene adj. and n.; MED:  damascene adj. as n.; DMLBS: 555b damascenus 2 ]
damacien;  damyskeyne,  demacene, 
pl. damascenis  


1textiledamask, a dense type of silk, patterned with two textures of the same colour, originally produced in Damascus but then later in Italy in the 1300s
( 1440-41; MS: E101/128/31ret3 )  Philippe Albert ad ressu de le memse galey .j. pece de damyskeyne blanke value .xiiij. li. le quelle pece de damaskeyne maundy a Loundrez  55.38 (E 101/128/31, ret.36)
prune damascene
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Pernez racin de fenoil et de persil et de ache et lur semences et [...] figes secches, uves passes et prunes damascenes, de chescun une poigne  74
( MS: c.1300 )  Pruna damascena: g[allice] prunes damascenis .i. neyr prunes  120
( MS: s.xivin )  prunes damaciens  71
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