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or doo·lie, dhoo·ly

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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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  • He is by them placed in a dooly and so dispatched to hospital.

  • Then it was that from her dooly the pale, emaciated form emerged.

  • Daddy came to himself just as the men were lifting him into a dooly.

  • Moody issued an order, and a dozen soldiers under a corporal started to look for the dooly.