a heavy damask formerly used for hangings, vestments, etc.
Origin of dornickafter Doornik, Flemish name of Tournai, Belgium, where origin, originally made
a stone or small rock
Origin of dornickIrish dornóg, Gaelic doirneag ; from dorn, hand
A coarse damask.
Origin of dornickMiddle English, after Doornik (Tournai), Belgium, where it was originally woven.
nounLower Northern US
A stone small enough to throw from a field being cleared.
Origin of dornickProbably from Irish Gaelic dornóg, a small round stone that can be easily flung with the hand, from dorn, fist, from Old Irish.