Definition of Doyley

1. Noun. A small round piece of linen placed under a dish or bowl.

Exact synonyms: Doily, Doyly
Generic synonyms: Linen



Definition of Doyley

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of doily) ¹

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Definition of Doyley

1. doily [n -LEYS] - See also: doily

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doyley

doxophylline
doxorubicin
doxorubicins
doxycyclin
doxycycline
doxycyclines
doxylamine
doxylamine succinate
doy
doyen
doyenne
doyennes
doyens
doyleite
doyley (current term)
doyleys
doylies
doyly
doys
doz
doz.
doze
doze off
dozed
dozen
dozenal
dozened
dozening
dozens

Literary usage of Doyley

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"doyley. If you ask me as to my belief, I believe it is. Mason. ... Mr. doyley sworn. doyley. 1 have known him about seventeen or eighteen years ; he was my ..."

2. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1812)
"doyley. If you ask me as to my belie lieve it is. Mason. ... doyley. I have known him about seventeen or eighteen years ; he was my clerk ; it is ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1901)
"doyley in command in Jamaica Misconduct of the ... Sedgwick was succeeded in the command in Jamaica by doyley, the senior officer in the island, ..."

4. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"Sedgwick was succeeded in the command in Jamaica by doyley, the senior officer in the island, an active and energetic D . . soldier. ..."

5. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1881)
"Andrew, 1 Ves. 67, [and Lord Hardwicke's dictum in Duke of Marlborough r. Lord Godolphin, 2 Id. 81. (r) Att.-Gen. e. doyley, 4 Vin. Ab. 485, pi. ..."

6. Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica by Joseph Jackson Howard (1868)
"doyley FAMILY. — Can any correspondent kindly gire me particulars of the ... of the name doyley which occur in documents. ..."

7. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in by Virginia, William Pitt Palmer, Sherwin McRae, Raleigh Edward Colston, Henry W. Flournoy (1881)
""Sir, August 17th I have received your Letter by Lieut: doyley, & in answer cannot help observing that had my advice been followed ..."

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