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
.] [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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