Dor"nick (?), ∨ 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A coarse sort of damask, originally made at Tournay (in Flemish, Doornick), Belgium, and used for hangings, carpets, etc.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.

⇒ 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.


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