damask (adj./n.) Old form(s): Damaske
light-red, pink [colour of the damask rose]
AYL III.v.123[Phebe to Silvius, of the colour of Rosalind as Ganymede's lips] the difference / Betwixt the constant red and mingled damask
Cor II.i.208[Brutus to Sicinius] Our veiled dames / Commit the war of white and damask in / Their nicely gawded cheeks
LLL V.ii.296[Boyet to and of ladies] their damask sweet commixture shown
PP.7.5[Pilgrim, of his love] A lily pale, with damask dye to grace her
TN II.iv.111[Viola as Cesario to Orsino, of a woman who never told her love] [she] let concealment ... / Feed on her damask cheek
TNK IV.i.74[Wooer to all, reporting the Gaoler's Daughter's words] With cherry lips and cheeks of damask roses
WT IV.iv.222[Autolycus singing] Gloves as sweet as damask roses
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