Origin of damson
Examples from the Web for damson
The damson coloured it, and whatever they used for apple gave it body.Five Months at Anzac|Joseph Lievesley Beeston
The moth is out in April and May, and is often plentiful at damson and plum blossom, as well as sallow catkins.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
Damascena is the word used in Pliny for the district round Damascus, and damson originally meant the Damascus plum.The Book of Pears and Plums|Edward Bartrum
The oldtimer would have bombarded it with a large brunette pill about the size and color of a damson plum."Speaking of Operations--"|Irvin S. Cobb
In a prolific season a single tree of the Damascene or Worcester damson will yield from 400 to 500 ℔ of fruit.