dornick

1

or dor·neck

[ dawr-nik ]
/ ˈdɔr nɪk /

noun

a stout linen cloth, especially one of a damask linen.

Nearby words

  1. dormobile,
  2. dormont,
  3. dormouse,
  4. dornase alfa,
  5. dornbirn,
  6. dorobo,
  7. doronicum,
  8. dorothea,
  9. dorothy,
  10. dorothy dixer

Origin of dornick

1
1400–50; late Middle English dornyk, after Doornik (French Tournai), where the cloth was first made

dornick

2
[ dawr-nik ]
/ ˈdɔr nɪk /

noun

a small stone that is easy to throw.

Origin of dornick

2
1830–40, Americanism; < Irish dornóg small casting stone (literally, fistful)

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British Dictionary definitions for dornick

dornick

1

dorneck

/ (ˈdɔːnɪk) /

noun

a heavy damask cloth, formerly used for vestments, curtains, etc

Word Origin for dornick

C15: from Doornik Tournai in Belgium where it was first manufactured

noun

US a small stone or pebble

Word Origin for dornick

C15: probably from Irish Gaelic dornōg, from dorn hand

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