Definition of Doyleys
1. doyley [n] - See also: doyley
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Literary usage of Doyleys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"The doyleys were linen-drapers, No. 346, east corner of Upper Wellington Street, Strand, from the time of Queen Anne .to the year 1850. Dozen. ..."
2. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Mass Boston Cooking School (Boston, Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1905)
"Fancy Gut Paper doyleys Round, oval, and square doyleys and Centrepieces. Perfect imitations of fine linens and laces. Neat, dainty, and attractive, ..."
3. Words, Facts, and Phrases: A Dictionary of Curious, Quaint, & Out-of-the-way by Eliezer Edwards (1882)
"He was afterwards created a baronet. He died in 1684. doyleys were so named from a tradesman of that name who first introduced them. ..."
4. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Piece of extra double damask, containing twenty-four doyleys, being six different patterns and four doyleys of each pattern. All in an unbleached state as ..."