darnex
Dornick Dor"nick, or Dornock Dor"nock, n. A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc. Also, a stout figured linen manufactured in Scotland. [Formerly written also {darnex}, {dornic}, {dorneck}, etc.] --Halliwell. --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

Note: Ure says that dornock, a kind of stout figured linen, derives its name from a town in Scotland where it was first manufactured for tablecloths. [1913 Webster]


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  • Darnex — Dar nex (d[a^]r n[e^]ks), Darnic Dar nic (d[a^]r n[i^]k), n. Same as {Dornick}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • darnex — darnex, darnick obs. forms of dornick1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Darnic — Darnex Dar nex (d[a^]r n[e^]ks), Darnic Dar nic (d[a^]r n[i^]k), n. Same as {Dornick}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dorneck — Dornick Dor nick, or Dornock Dor nock, n. A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc. Also, a stout figured linen manufactured in Scotland. [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dornic — Dornick Dor nick, or Dornock Dor nock, n. A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc. Also, a stout figured linen manufactured in Scotland. [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dornick — Dor nick, or Dornock Dor nock, n. A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc. Also, a stout figured linen manufactured in Scotland. [Formerly written also {darnex},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dornock — Dornick Dor nick, or Dornock Dor nock, n. A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc. Also, a stout figured linen manufactured in Scotland. [Formerly written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • darnick — variant of dornick * * * darnex, darnick obs. forms of dornick1 …   Useful english dictionary

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