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Definitions of "dolly"

  • Informal A child's doll. noun
  • A low mobile platform that rolls on casters, used for transporting heavy loads. noun
  • Such a platform as used by one working underneath a motor vehicle. noun
  • A hand truck. noun
  • A wheeled apparatus used to transport a movie or television camera about a set. noun
  • A small locomotive, as for use in a railroad yard or on a construction site. noun
  • A wooden implement for stirring clothes in a washtub. noun
  • A tool used to hold one end of a rivet while the opposite end is being hammered to form a head. noun
  • A small piece of wood or metal placed on the head of a pile to prevent damage to the pile while it is being driven. noun
  • To move the wheeled apparatus on which a movie or television camera is mounted toward or away from the scene of action. verb-intransitive
  • 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. noun
  • A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet. noun
  • In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver. noun
  • A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building. noun
  • A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc. noun
  • A specialized piece of film equipment resembling a little cart on which a camera is mounted. noun
  • : A child's name for a doll. noun
  • A ball hit by a batsman such that it goes gently to a fielder for a simple catch. noun
  • a doll noun

The word "dolly" in example sentences

October 20th, 2009 at 6: 31 pm dolly is my fairy godmother. [The Book Lady Trailer « General Literacy « Videos « Literacy News]

Ohh kate that little beaded dolly is looking so awesome! what size are the beads you are using and what type of thread do you use? is it nymo?. [Beaded doll again, other bits, blog contest]

That ring for making scarves like a large knitting dolly is such a clever idea - I've never seen anything like it where can you buy them from?. [Little bits and pieces]

This playset includes a hearse, coffins, headstones, a mortician, a handy little coffin dolly, and a diarama background to display everything.. [Boing Boing: April 27, 2003 - May 3, 2003 Archives]

This is possibly one source of the name dolly peg.. [British Blogs]

The film follows a curious and adventurous dolichorhynchops - familiarly known as a 'dolly' - as she travels through the most dangerous oceans in history.. [The Denver Newspaper Agency Stories]

The dolly is a cart that the camera and sometimes its crew sit on.. [Hollywood Hard Hats]

Coppins called a dolly and with which they both seemed to have a close, though warily respectful, relationship.. [Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine]

A dolly is a one man power single stamp battery, or rather an extra sized pestle and mortar (see "Rules of Thumb").. [Getting Gold: a practical treatise for prospectors, miners and students]

He brought more clay from the brook, and remembering that Bessie had called the dolly her baby he resolved to form this one into a baby's image.. [The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus]

` ` It is called a dolly, my dear, '' he said to Bessie.. [The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus]

` ` I shall call the dolly my baby, '' returned Bessie, kissing it fondly; ` ` and I shall tend it and care for it just as Nurse cares for me.. [The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus]

"It is called a dolly, my dear," he said to Bessie.. [Life and Adventures of Santa Claus]

"I shall call the dolly my baby," returned Bessie, kissing it fondly;. [Life and Adventures of Santa Claus]

Not a single one was what you would call a dolly on the leg side.. [Home | Mail Online]

Rodriguez's camera crane was a stepladder and his dolly was a wheelchair borrowed from a neighborhood hospital.. [MAKE Magazine]

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  • Pronunciations(dŏlˈē)
  • Character5
  • Hyphenation dol ly


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