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a variant spelling of doily
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(ˈdɔɪ li)

n., pl. -lies.
1. any small, ornamental mat, esp. one of embroidery or lace.
2. Archaic. a small, dainty napkin.
Sometimes, doyley.
[1670–80; after a 17th–century London draper]
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Noun1.doyley - a small round piece of linen placed under a dish or bowldoyley - a small round piece of linen placed under a dish or bowl
linen - white goods or clothing made with linen cloth
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