n.— «During basic, “doolies”—a term for freshmen that comes from a Greek word for slave—are not allowed any outside contact except for letters and one phone call halfway through.» —“‘Basic’ advice right at home” by Carol Reeves in Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. Gazette-Times (Corvallis, Ore.) June 30, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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