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Dolly Varden

  

      n  
1    a woman's large-brimmed hat trimmed with flowers  
2    a red-spotted trout, Salvelinus malma, occurring in lakes in W North America  
     (C19: from the name of a character in Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1841))  
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dolly  
      n   pl   , -lies  
1       a child's word for a       doll  
2      (Films, television)   a wheeled support on which a camera may be mounted  
3    a cup-shaped anvil held against the head of a rivet while the other end is being hammered  
4    a shaped block of lead used to hammer dents out of sheet metal  
5    a distance piece placed between the head of a pile and the pile-driver to form an extension to the length of the pile  
6      (Cricket)   a simple catch  
7      (Also called)    dolly bird  
Slang     (Chiefly Brit)   an attractive and fashionable girl, esp. one who is considered to be unintelligent  
      vb   , -lies, -lying, -lied  
8      (Films, television)   to wheel (a camera) backwards or forwards on a dolly  


corn dolly  
      n   a decorative figure made by plaiting straw  
Dolly Varden  
      n  
1    a woman's large-brimmed hat trimmed with flowers  
2    a red-spotted trout, Salvelinus malma, occurring in lakes in W North America  
     (C19: from the name of a character in Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1841))  

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