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  • n. A first year student at the United States Air Force Academy; a cadet freshman


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  • Entering the Cadet Area at the Academy as a "doolie" in 2003, Curtis was asked from both naive and intolerant Christian cadets why the Jews killed their savior.

    Matthew Harwood: No Dominion: The Dangerous Fight Against Christian Supremacists in the Armed Forces

  • In 1973, as a "doolie" (a freshman at the Air Force Academy) he punched an officer who accused him of fabricating anti-Semitic threats he'd received.

    Harper's Magazine

  • If his rhetoric is elevated, his sounding line nevertheless goes deep: Ane doolie sessoun to ane cairful dyte/Suld correspond and be equivalent:/Richt sa it was quhen I began to wryte/This tragedie . . .

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Reinertsen is a pompous ass who ragged on him terribly in his doolie year—the label for the freshman hell-in-residence period at Doolittle Hall.


  • The user (ME) could pre-set all the button doolie-majiggers (Gentle - Fluffy Loo).

    haloaskew Diary Entry

  • One more, and he'd be a no-shit fighter ace, something he dreamed about all the way back to his doolie year at Colorado Springs.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • But waefu '(woeful) and doolie (sadly) do I whisper to ye,

    Lias Laddie

  • "Major, if you ever pull something like that again I'll bust your ass back to doolie!"

    Red Storm Rising

  • We had to travel very slowly, Robertson being carried by coolies in a doolie, and on this account we had to halt at a rest-house, or pitch our camp every evening.

    Real Ghost Stories

  • It looks as if it had been dead for weeks, but the doolie, who found it, says that in this climate a few hours is sufficient to obliterate a body ....

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil


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