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Meaning of DOLLY

Pronunciation:  'dâlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small replica of a person; used as a toy
  2. [n]  conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
  3. [n]  conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
 

DOLLY is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: doll
 
 See Also: conveyance, golliwog, golliwogg, plaything, puppet, rag doll, sawdust doll, toy, toy soldier, transport

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dol"ly\, n.; pl. {Dollies}.
    1. (Mining) A contrivance, turning on a vertical axis by a
       handle or winch, and giving a circular motion to the ore
       to be washed; a stirrer.
    
    2. (Mach.) A tool with an indented head for shaping the head
       of a rivet. --Knight.
    
    3. In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of
       the pile and the ram of the driver.
    
    4. A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving
       heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.
    
    5. A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving
       construction trains, switching, etc.
    
    
  2. \Dol"ly\, n.
    A child's mane for a doll.
    
    {Dolly shop}, a shop where rags, old junk, etc., are bought
       and sold; usually, in fact, an unlicensed pawnbroker's
       shop, formerly distinguished by the sign of a black doll.
       [England]
    
    
 
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