Definition of Doilies

1. Noun. (plural of doily) ¹



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Definition of Doilies

1. doily [n] - See also: doily

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doilies

dogwood tree
dogwoods
dogy
doh
dohickey
dohickeys
dohs
dohyo
dohyo-iri
dohyo matsuri
dohyos
doi moi
doiled
doilem
doilems
doilies (current term)
doilt
doilter
doiltest
doily
doin'
doing
doing in
doing justice
doing over
doing the dishes
doing the hard yards
doing time
doing up
doings

Literary usage of Doilies

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1. For the Comfort of the Family: A Vacation Experiment by Emilie Baker Loring (1914)
"My next step was to substitute paper for the linen doilies used on the polished ... Then I invested in a dozen large oval doilies to use over asbestos mats, ..."

2. Laundry Work: For Use in Homes and Schools by Juniata L. Shepperd (1909)
"57 Directions for Using Chemicals in Cleaning Clothes 108 doilies, to wash - 48 Domestic or Dull Finish 88 Dress Goods, to clean 107 Dress Skirts, ..."

3. A Laboratory Handbook for Dietetics by Mary Swartz Rose (1921)
"For accommodating such a system doilies are more satisfactory than table cloths. Enough linen, silver, glass and china are provided that the whole class can ..."

4. The Official Directory of the World's Columbian Exposition, May 1st to by Moses Purnell Handy (1893)
"Center piece and doilies. 669 219. Chislett, M. Lucile, Chicago. Spanish drawn work. 665 220. Christopherson, Miss Marie, Chip- pewa Falls, Wis. ..."

5. Domestic Science by Bertha J. Hoisington Austin (1914)
"These doilies may be made of fine linen, embroidered or plain, ... Table Set with doilies Instead of Table Cloth A complete luncheon set consists of six (or ..."

6. Art and Industry in Education by Teachers College, Columbia University, Arts and Crafts Club (1912)
"They were made to realize the desirability for every-day use, at breakfast and luncheon, of doilies rather than a table-cloth; that they were more artistic, ..."

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