doily doily  /ˈdɔ ɪ li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small round piece of linen placed under a dish or bowl

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Usage(s):

  1. Barnett brings me a plate with a finger bowl and doily on it.
  2. It may look like a delicate doily, but the Bioimplantable Device is a rugged internal bandage that helps patients recover swiftly from shoulder-joint-replacement surgery.
  3. The doily beneath an espresso served to a guest at Benjamin Netanyahu's office still bears the inscription.

News

  • Giant Doily Is Found Under Bridge, But Who Put It There?

    A giant doily has been discovered under a bridge in Bristol, UK, but nobody is sure how the crocheted item got there. Regardless of how it appeared, at least it isn’t like the creepy yard art that was found in South Carolina. Despite the doily’s giant size, 12ft (3.6m) in diameter, it wasn’t spotted until... Read more » Giant Doily Is Found Under Bridge, But Who Put It There? is a post from: The ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

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