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Dooly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dooly A kind of litter suspended from men's shoulders, for carrying persons or things; a palanquin. "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."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dooly A kind of litter used in India and the neighboring countries, inferior to the palkee or palanquin, but also lighter, and used on long journeys.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Skr. dōla,

Usage

In literature:

I knew when the hospitable old lady sent the dooli.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
Long before the last volleys were fired, the doolies were out in force looking for the wounded.
"Soldiers Three, Part II." by Rudyard Kipling
First one doolie came in, then a second, and then a third.
"The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
Food, doolies, and doctors soon arrived.
"The Story of the Malakand Field Force" by Sir Winston S. Churchill
We ain't disobeyed no orders dooly delivered.
"The Mystery" by Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
It was in such a spot as this that, nearly at noon on the appointed day, my dooly-bearers set me down and warned me I was at my journey's end.
"Mr. Isaacs" by F. Marion Crawford
Fortunately, John M. Dooly, selected, under the guidance of natural inclination, the profession of law.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
Native troops {doolies, 2 per cent.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
I am now Post Master at Confedrit x Roads, and am dooly installed in my new position.
"“Swingin Round the Cirkle.”" by Petroleum V. Nasby
As the native bearers had fled these doolies were, in many cases, being carried by the native officers.
"Through Three Campaigns" by G. A. Henty
Colonel Dooly was the father of Judge Dooly, who became famous in Georgia after the war.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
He found himself lying in a hospital doolie set in the shade on a slab of rock.
"Captain Desmond, V.C." by Maud Diver
Long before the last volleys were fired, the doolies were out in force looking for the wounded.
"Soldier Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
To each of those doolies were eight bearers; in the palanquins were their arms, hidden from view.
"Memoirs of the Extraordinary Military Career of John Shipp" by John Shipp
As he rode through the Kashmir gate, Lieutenant Roberts saw a dooli by the roadside with a wounded man in it, but no bearers.
"Barclay of the Guides" by Herbert Strang
The Tibetans stood on the roofs of their houses like a row of cormorants, and watched the doolie pass underneath.
"The Unveiling of Lhasa" by Edmund Candler
I know when the hospitable old lady sent the dooli.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
As the doolis passed, he held the torch to my face, but I feigned sleep, and so he did not molest me.
"The Taming of the Jungle" by Dr. C. W. Doyle
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In news:

Dooly County's Adams receives 2013 Under Armour All-America Jersey.
Minter ran for 100 yards and Peavy ended his Schley County career with a loss to Dooly County on Friday.
Wildcats fall to Dooly County to end season.
Dooly County 7, Brookstone 3: Cougars fall after dominating first half.
Dooly County's Adams receives 2013 Under Armour All-America Jersey.
7 in the ESPN 100, led Dooly County (Ga.) to a semifinal win Friday and updated Radi Nabulsi on his recruitment after the game.
Their journey ended in the state semifinals Friday night with a 10-7 loss to Dooly County.
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