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ˈdɒl idol·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dollynoun

    conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted

  2. dollynoun

    conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects

  3. doll, dollynoun

    a small replica of a person; used as a toy

Wiktionary

  1. dollynoun

    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. dollynoun

    A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet.

  3. dollynoun

    In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver.

  4. dollynoun

    A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.

  5. dollynoun

    A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc.

  6. dollynoun

    A specialized piece of film equipment resembling a little cart on which a camera is mounted.

  7. dollynoun

    (children, colloquial): A child's name for a doll.

  8. dollynoun

    A ball hit by a batsman such that it goes gently to a fielder for a simple catch.

  9. dollynoun

    a doll

  10. dollyverb

    To hit a dolly.

  11. dollyverb

    To move an object using a dolly.

  12. Dollynoun

    A diminutive of the female given name Dorothy, and later also of Dolores.

  13. Dollynoun

    Dolly Parton

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dollynoun

    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. Dollynoun

    a tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet

  3. Dollynoun

    in pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver

  4. Dollynoun

    a small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building

  5. Dollynoun

    a compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc

  6. Dollynoun

    a child's mane for a doll

Freebase

  1. Dolly

    Dolly is a rock band from Nantes, France. The group is popular in France but less well-known elsewhere. Dolly's vocalist Emmanuelle Monet has appeared in many collaborations, including a song together with Apocalyptica on the single "Wie weit/How far/En Vie". Dolly stopped their activity indefinitely after the death of Mickaël Chamberlin in a car accident on 25 May 2005.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dolly

    dol′i, n. a complimentary offering of flowers, sweetmeats, &c. on a tray. [Anglo-Ind.,—Hindi, dālī.]

  2. Dolly

    dol′i, n. dim. of Doll.—adj. babyish.—n. Doll′iness.

  3. Dolly

    dol′i, n. a wooden shaft attached to a disc with projecting arms, used for stirring clothes in a washing-tub; somewhat similar pieces of apparatus in mining, pile-driving, &c.—v.t. to wash (clothes) in a tub: to beat (red-hot metal) with a hammer: to crush ore with a dolly, to obtain or yield by this method.—adj. Doll′ied.—n. Doll′ier. [Prob. from Dolly, the familiar form of Dorothy.]

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  1. Lloyd, oldly

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dolly in a Sentence

  1. Talia Hill:

    We were on set, and I was at the hot chocolate station, and Dolly Parton said' Go back to your beginning positions,' so, there is a vehicle moving, and I was walking, and somebody grabbed me and pulled me back -- and it was Dolly Parton.

  2. Dolly Parton:

    I think it is pretty clear that now is the time to share a story and to share some love, goodnight with Dolly.

  3. Ken Burns:

    I'd put her on the Mount Rushmore right away, dolly Parton voice is one of the greatest gifts from God any singer has ever been bestowed with. Dolly Parton is a phenomenal song writer... Dolly Parton's Dolly Parton and Dolly Parton's funny and Dolly Parton's self-effacing. Dolly Parton's a good human being. Dolly Parton makes fun of Dolly Parton. So Dolly Parton's the total package, as somebody says in the film.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Dolly Kyle was a co-conspirator.

  5. Cary Woodruff:

    Given the likely symptoms this animal suffered from, holding these infected bones in your hands, you can't help but feel sorry for Dolly, we've all experienced these same symptoms -- coughing, trouble breathing, a fever, etc. -- and here's a 150-million-year-old dinosaur that likely felt as miserable as we all do when we're sick.

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