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dooly


dooly


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dooly  \Doo"ly\,  n.;  pl  {Doolies}.  [Skr.  d?la.] 
  A  kind  of  litter  suspended  from  men's  shoulders,  for  carrying 
  persons  or  things  a  palanquin.  [Written  also  {doolee}  and 
  {doolie}.]  [East  Indies] 
 
  Having  provided  doolies,  or  little  bamboo  chairs  slung 
  on  four  men's  shoulders,  in  which  I  put  my  papers  and 
  boxes,  we  next  morning  commenced  the  ascent.  --J.  D. 
  Hooker.