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doily

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noun doi·ly \ˈdȯi-lē\

Simple Definition of doily

  • : a usually round cloth or paper that has a decorative pattern made of many small holes

Full Definition of doily

plural doilies

  1. 1 :  a small napkin

  2. 2 :  a small often decorative mat

Origin of doily

Doily or Doyley fl1711 London draper


First Known Use: 1711

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