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Irmas have furniture with lace doilies in their living rooms.
Little parlors with fringed lamps, doilies and cross-stitch artwork line the hallway.
Not every little girl grows up clutching a binder packed with doilies and details of her destination wedding.
Likewise, each julep should be served with a napkin or small linen doily.
Likewise, skills like crochet and macramé, previously confined to grandma doilies, were now employed for bra tops, their peekaboo holes enjoying a radical new destiny.
My husband confessed that his inheritance of Greek doilies and paintings of fishing boats from his grandmother did not spark joy.
Thick white nuggets of crab were mounded on a doily of lettuce leaves and accompanied by a perky cocktail sauce.
Walton turned Ellie's temporary urn, a plain white box, into a mini monument covered in pink and blue lace doily, a photo and her name.
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First Known Use: 1711See Words from the same year
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