noun, plural doi·lies.
Origin of doily
Examples from the Web for doily
Somebody has to draw the line, and if it takes a 90-pound Jewish grandmother bedecked in a doily to do it, so be it.
She had arranged the jelly in a dainty dish, and now ran into the dining-room for a doily, which she wrapped about it.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth
The doily should be folded in four, and the letter out-lined in lead pencil in the corner of one of the quarters.
The guest himself will remove the bowl and doily and silver before the dessert is passed.Foods and Household Management|Helen Kinne