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dhooly

[doo-lee]
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noun, plural dhoo·lies.
  1. dooly.
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dooly

or doo·lie, dhoo·ly

[doo-lee]
noun, plural doo·lies.
  1. (in India) a simple litter, often used to transport sick or wounded persons.
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Origin of dooly

First recorded in 1615–25, dooly is from the Hindi word ḍōlī litter
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Historical Examples

  • Then you will lend us a dhooly for this man, and people to carry him?

    Gil the Gunner

    George Manville Fenn

  • In effect the doctor and the men with the dhooly came back just then.

    Gil the Gunner

    George Manville Fenn

  • This archway led into that court which is world-famous under the name of Dhooly Square.

  • The strength of the Force consisted of 10,000 fighting men and 2000 followers, besides 1000 dhooly bearers and 3000 coolies.

  • It was a last resource; and though the men grumbled, they lifted the dhooly, and I marched by the side.

    Gil the Gunner

    George Manville Fenn