dornick
noun Etymology: probably from Irish dornóg Date: 1840 a stone small enough to throw; also a large piece of rock

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  • Dörnick — Dörnick …   Wikipedia

  • Dornick — Stadt Emmerich am Rhein Koordinaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dornick — is cited in the Oxford English Dictionary as a dialectical US term originating in the mid 19th century, meaning pebble, stone or small boulder. The OED suggests a derivation from Irish dornog (small stone). The Cassell Dictionary of Slang notes… …   Wikipedia

  • Dornick — Dor nick, or Dornock Dor nock, n. A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc.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

  • dornick — dornick1 [dôr′nik] n. [after Doornik, Fl name of Tournai, Belgium, where orig. made] a heavy damask formerly used for hangings, vestments, etc. ☆ dornick2 [dôr′nik ] n. [Ir dornóg, Gael doirneag < dorn, hand] a stone or small rock …   English World dictionary

  • Dörnick — Wappen Deutschlandkarte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dornick — Original name in latin Drnick Name in other language Dornick, Drnick State code DE Continent/City Europe/Berlin longitude 54.16667 latitude 10.36667 altitude 20 Population 282 Date 2011 04 25 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • dornick — dornick1 /dawr nik/, n. a stout linen cloth, esp. one of a damask linen. Also, dorneck. [1400 50; late ME dornyk, after Doornik (F Tournai), where the cloth was first made] dornick2 /dawr nik/, n. a small stone that is easy to throw. [1830 40,… …   Universalium

  • Dornick — Tournai …   Universal-Lexikon

  • dornick — stout linen Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

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