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Definition of "doyley" [doyley]

  • Alternative spelling of doily. (noun)

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Use "doyley" in a sentence
  • "When the fruit napkin is brought he takes it from the glass plate on which it is laid, and either places it at his right hand or across his knee, and the "illuminated rag," as some wit called the little embroidered doyley, which is not meant for use, is, after having been examined and admired, laid on the table, beside the finger-bowl."
  • "Bloom bent leopold ear, turning a fringe of doyley down under the vase."
  • "Each person at once removes the bowl and doyley to make ready for whatever is to be put on the plate."