Doo"ly (?), n.; pl. Doolies (#). [Skr. dla.]

A kind of litter suspended from men's shoulders, for carrying persons or things; a palanquin.

[Written also doolee and doolie.] [East Indies]

Having provided doolies, or little bamboo chairs slung on four men's shoulders, in which I put my papers and boxes, we next morning commenced the ascent. J. D. Hooker.


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