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
Dolly Varden is a Chicago band built around the singing and songwriting of husband and wife duo Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen. Their music combines elements of folk, rock and pop and country. The band has released 5 albums, along with several collections and side projects. They have recorded for Undertow Music since 2002.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dol′i vär′den, n. a flowered muslin dress for women, with pointed bodice and tucked-up skirt: a large hat, one side bent downwards, abundantly trimmed with flowers. [Named from Dolly Varden, a character in Dickens's Barnaby Rudge.]
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The numerical value of dolly varden in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of dolly varden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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