dornick

noun

dor·​nick ˈdȯr-nik How to pronounce dornick (audio) ˈdä-nik How to pronounce dornick (audio)
: a stone small enough to throw
also : a large piece of rock

Word History

Etymology

probably from Irish dornóg

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dornick was in 1840

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Cite this Entry

“Dornick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dornick. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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