A bowl half-full of water is placed upon a plate covered with a doily.
As represented this doily is about three-fourths of its actual size.
The cakes should be prettily arranged in a cake dish with a doily under them.
Remove the glass and doily; put it in front of your plate a little to the right.
Grass table-mats are also used, but always under cloth or doily.
There was no doily, either paper or otherwise, although the usual tray was so covered.
A fool and a doily stuff would now and then find days of grace, and be worn for variety.
Cut the cake into squares and pass in silver basket or handsome plate with doily.
Liquid nourishment in a glass or cup should be served on a small tray or plate covered with a doily.
Originally, the English pronounced it quate, but now they pronounce the diphthong as in doily.