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Definition of doily noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    doily

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈdɔɪli//
     
    (pl. doilies)
     
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  1. 1a small circle of paper or cloth with a pattern of very small holes in it, that you put on a plate under a cake or sandwich
  2. 2 a small decorative mat that you put on top of a piece of furniture
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