Webster's Writer's Dictionary


Doi"ly [So called from the name of the dealer.]

1. A kind of woolen stuff. [Obs.] "Some doily petticoats." Dryden. A fool and a doily stuff, would now and then find days of grace, and be worn for variety. Congreve.

2. A small napkin, used at table with the fruit, etc.; -- commonly colored and fringed.