Definition of Dhoolies
1. dhooly [n] - See also: dhooly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dhoolies
dhoolies (current term)
Literary usage of Dhoolies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Lady's Diary Before and During the Indian Mutiny by M. H. Ouvry (1892)
"... at seven am of the 25th, travelling from Kalka during.the night in two dhoolies. Puppy ran the whole way from ..."
2. With H.M. 9th Lancers during the Indian mutiny: The letters of Brevet-major by Octavius Henry St. George Anson (1896)
"... medical comforts, and mind and keep the dhoolies close up." Up he sprung, dressed himself, and went over to the mess to enquire particulars, ..."
3. The Life of General Sir Harry N. D. Prendergast: R. E., V. C., G. C. B. (The by Henry Meredith Vibart (1914)
"On arrival at Malta the medical officers very properly drilled these men at carrying the dhoolies, but the Maltese, who are nervous, got a scare that there ..."
4. On the Face of the Waters: A Tale of the Mutiny by Flora Annie Webster Steel (1897)
"Room! for the Queen's dhoolies! " The cry echoed above the roar of the crowd. ... Way! for the Queen's dhoolies!" But they had come too late, as all things ..."