funny word of the day: doily
- Pronunciation: \ˈdȯi-lē\
- Function: noun
- Inflected Form(s): plural doilies
- Etymology: Doily or Doyley fl1711 London draper
- Date: 1711
1 : a small napkin 2 : a small often decorative mat
I'm not sure what the point of doilies is. They're ugly and not all that useful but grandmothers have been using them for years and years and now that country chic is making a comeback, I suspect doilies are here to stay.