Junkies have their own look (emaciated, haunted, sallow) and their own junk names: doolie, Cash, and Dupré.
They had never seen a doolie, but in default of better they were employed.
"Not going out this journey," gasped Bobby, as he was lifted from the doolie.
Major Tryon had taken his unfortunate servant with him in a doolie.
The Tibetans stood on the roofs of their houses like a row of cormorants, and watched the doolie pass underneath.
She was not visibly elated when she heard that the doolie contained the first victim of the Tibetan arms.
A first-year cadet
[1950s+ Air Force Academy; origin uncertain; perhaps fr Greek doulos, ''slave,'' which is the source of the early 1800s British schoolboy term doul, ''fag, senior boy's personal menial among the junior boys''; perhaps fr the West Point term ducrot, ''inferior or despised cadet'']