How To Use Doyley In A Sentence

  • Serve in individual saucers with a small doyley under. My Pet Recipes, Tried and True Contributed by the Ladies and Friends of St. Andrew's Church, Quebec
  • How _can_ a legal contract be like a doyley on the back of a chair? Dangerous Ages
  • She was carrying very carefully a little tray covered with a snow-white doyley, and on it were a glass of milk and a plate of mulberries. Seven Little Australians
  • When the fruit napkin is brought he takes it from the glass plate on which it is laid, and either places it at his right hand or across his knee, and the "illuminated rag," as some wit called the little embroidered doyley, which is not meant for use, is, after having been examined and admired, laid on the table, beside the finger-bowl. Manners and Social Usages
  • “Some rather doubtful sandwiches,” said Barney, unwrapping them from the lace paper doyley off a plate. Death of Jezebel
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  • Mrs Rode's quite decent, though homely in a plebby sort of way: doyleys and china birds. A Murder of Quality
  • Bloom bent leopold ear, turning a fringe of doyley down under the vase. Ulysses
  • Each person at once removes the bowl and doyley to make ready for whatever is to be put on the plate. Etiquette
  • I will not discuss the word in its Africanese dialect; but I take the noble red man — whose totem is his household god; and in this sense, in this connection, let the doyley be revered, as your husband would say, totus atque rotundus. My day : reminiscences of a long life,
  • Embroidered with quaint designs, these little three-inch things are very ornamental; but the real and serviceable doyley should not be forgotten, and may be laid either beside or over the top of the finger-bowl. Manners and Social Usages

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