Dolly

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Proper noun[edit]

Dolly

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Dorothy, and later also of Dolores.
  2. (poker) Dolly Parton

Quotations[edit]

  • 1989 John Banville: The Book of Evidence. page 41:
    Her name is Dorothy, though everyone has always called her Dolly. I do not know why, for there is nothing doll-like about her. She is a large, vigorous woman with the broad face and heavy hair of a tinker's wife.

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