dornick

dornick

1 [dawr-nik]
noun
a stout linen cloth, especially one of a damask linen.
Also, dorneck.


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

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dornick

2 [dawr-nik]
noun
a small stone that is easy to throw.

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

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dornick or dorneck1 (ˈdɔːnɪk)
 
n
a heavy damask cloth, formerly used for vestments, curtains, etc
 
[C15: from Doornik Tournai in Belgium where it was first manufactured]
 
dorneck or dorneck1
 
n
 
[C15: from Doornik Tournai in Belgium where it was first manufactured]

dornick2 (ˈdɔːnɪk)
 
n
(US) a small stone or pebble
 
[C15: probably from Irish Gaelic dornōg, from dorn hand]

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