Definitions for dolly vardenˈdɒl i ˈvɑr dn
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Dol•ly Var•denˈdɒl i ˈvɑr dn(n.)
a red-speckled char, Salvelinus malma, of North American and E Asian streams.
Origin of Dolly Varden:
1870–75; after a colorfully dressed character in Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1841)
A woman's outfit, briefly fashionable in Britain and America in the late nineteenth century, with a brightly patterned, usually flowered, dress with a polonaise overskirt gathered up and draped over a separate underskirt.
Salvelinus malma malma, a fish in the salmon family.
Origin: After a lively, coquettish character in Dickens' novel Barnaby Rudge.
a character in Dickens's novel "Barnaby Rudge," a beautiful, lively, and coquettish girl who wore a cherry-colored mantle and cherry-colored ribbons
a style of light, bright-figured dress goods for women; also, a style of dress
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