a cloth doll that is stuffed and (usually) painted
A doll made from cloth and stuffed with rags.
A rag doll is a children's toy. It is a cloth figure, a doll traditionally home-made from spare scraps of material. They are one of the most ancient children's toys in existence; the British Museum has a Roman rag doll, found in a child's grave dating from 300 BC. Amish dolls are a type of traditional American rag dolls which originated as children's toys among the Old Order Amish people. The best-known type have no facial features. Today, many rag dolls are commercially produced to simulate the features of the original home-made dolls, such as simple features, soft cloth bodies, and patchwork clothing. Rag dolls have featured in a number of children's stories, like the 19th century character Golliwogg, Raggedy Ann in the 1918 book by John Barton Gruelle and the British children's television series Bagpuss Ragdolly Anna and the popular "Raggybaggy" The character of Sally from the hit movie Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is also a rag doll.
The numerical value of rag doll in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of rag doll in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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I could feel his strength. I felt like a little rag doll underneath him.
I couldn't move or speak. I felt paralyzed, he flipped me over and sexually assaulted me, i felt like a rag doll and like a real-life blow-up doll for him.
They killed him, they fed him lethal doses of alcohol and they killed him, and then they treated him like a rag doll, like road kill, they slapped him around, threw water on him, one kid punched him.
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