Definition of Doolees
1. doolee [n] - See also: doolee
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doolees
doolees (current term)
doom and gloom
Literary usage of Doolees
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1875)
"... but almost every discharge took effect, and the pause between each was spent in moving the disabled men into doolees and sending them to the rear, ..."
2. Things Not Generally Known, Familiarly Explained: A Book for Old and Young by John Timbs (1859)
"... doolees or litters, and biers ; the shaft« of javelins or spears, bow« and arn«w>, clubs, and fishing-rod«. Л joint of bamboo serve« a« a holder for ..."
3. Qanoon-e-Islam: Or, The Customs of the Mussulmans of India; Comprising a by Jaʻfar Sharīf, Gerhard Andreas Herklots (1863)
"The females of the bridegroom's house go thither in carriages or doolees. Among some classes of people, they drink taree, ..."
4. Records of the Intelligence Department of the Government of the NOrth-west by Coldstream, William (1902)
"THIRTEENTH SERIES sepoys, 150 cavalry, with two small guns mounted on bullocks, "'0 doolees and ..."