- a first-year cadet in the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Origin of doolie1
or doo·lie, dhoo·ly
- (in India) a simple litter, often used to transport sick or wounded persons.
Origin of dooly
First recorded in 1615–25, dooly is from the Hindi word ḍōlī litter
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Examples from the Web for doolie
Junkies have their own look (emaciated, haunted, sallow) and their own junk names: Doolie, Cash, and Dupré.American Dreams, 1953: ‘Junky’ by William S. Burroughs
June 27, 2013
"Not going out this journey," gasped Bobby, as he was lifted from the doolie.Soldiers Three, Part II.
They had never seen a doolie, but in default of better they were employed.
Major Tryon had taken his unfortunate servant with him in a doolie.The Diary of a Hunter from the Punjab to the Karakorum Mountains
Augustus Henry Irby
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.