To decorate (metalwork) with a peculiar marking or water produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or encrusting with another metal, such as silver or gold, or by etching, etc.; to damask.
French damasquinerfromdamasquinof Damascusfrom Latin Damascēnusfrom Greek DamaskēnosfromDamaskosDamascus
On his dethronement and captivity by the Parthians, Antiochus Dionysus, his brother, succeeded him, but was slain in battle by IHaritha (Aretas) the Arab - the first instance of Arab interference with Damascene politics.
The Damascene, however, still retains his skill as a craftsman and tiller of the soil.
It remarked upon Clarke's " Damascene conversion to the joys of sterling " .
Damascene conversions by the minute in England than there ever were in Syria ", he said.