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Dornick Dor"nick, or Dornock Dor"nock, n. A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc.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 {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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dornock —    DORNOCK, a parish, in the county of Dumfries; including the village of Lowthertown, and containing 847 inhabitants, of whom 203 are in the village, 2 miles (E. by S.) from Annan. The name of this place is usually derived from the Celtic words… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Dornock — For the cathedral town in Sutherland, see Dornoch. Dornock is a small Scottish village in Dumfries and Galloway, situated about one mile west of Eastriggs and two miles east of Annan. Dornock is built on land which is 10 to 20 metres above sea… …   Wikipedia

  • Dornock railway station — Dornock Location Area Dumfries and Galloway Operations Original company Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway Pre grouping Glasgow and South West …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Dornock — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Dornock partof=Second War of Scottish Independence caption= date=March 25, 1333 place=Dornock, on the western Anglo Scottish border result=English victory combatant1= combatant2= commander1=Sir Ralph… …   Wikipedia

  • Duke of Queensberry — Dukedom of Queensberry Creation date 3 February 1684 Created by Charles II of Scotland Peerage Peerage of Scotland First holder William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Queensberry Present holder Richard Scott, 12th Duke Hei …   Wikipedia

  • Eastriggs — infobox UK place country = Scotland official name= Eastriggs gaelic name= scots name= os grid reference= NY247662 latitude=54.985 longitude= 3.176 map type=Scotland population= 1,683 [cite web|publisher=Scotland s Census Results Online|title… …   Wikipedia

  • HM Factory, Gretna — His Majesty s Factory, Gretna, or H.M. Factory, Gretna as it was usually known, was a UK government World War I Cordite factory, adjacent to the Solway Firth, near Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway. It was built by the Ministry of Munitions in direct …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”