Doolies
Dooly Doo"ly, n.; pl. {Doolies}. [Skr. d[=o]la.] A kind of litter suspended from men's shoulders, for carrying persons or things; a palanquin. [Written also {doolee} and {doolie}.] [East Indies] [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


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