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Definition of Dolly

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toy baby, doll (Informal); low cart for moving heavy loads; (Television and Movie industry) small platform equipped with wheels on which a camera is mounted; small train engine used for conveying and transporting in a quarry
(Television and Movie industry) move a camera on a dolly, convey a camera by way of a dolly
Dolly Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms
A small wheeled platform used to move heavy items. (E.g. a piano dolly).
Jon Primrose
Dolly Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver.
  
(n.)
A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet.
  
(n.)
A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.
  
(n.)
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.
  
(n.)
A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc.
  
(n.)
A child's mane for a doll.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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dolly
\dol"ly\ (?), n.; pl. dollies (&?;).
1. (mining) 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. (mach.) a tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet.
3. in pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver.
4. a small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.
5. a compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc.
dolly
\dol"ly\ (?), n. a child's mane for a doll.
dolly
shop, a shop where rags, old junk, etc., are bought and sold; usually, in fact, an unlicensed pawnbroker's shop, formerly distinguished by the sign of a black doll. [england]


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 dolly varden 
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 dolly varden trout 
Australian Slang
falsify evidence against: "The police dollied Joe"
(cricket) simple catch
dress up smartly: "all dollied up for the night"
replete; full of food: "I couldn't eat another crumb, I'm full up to dolly's wax" (reference to dolls of the 18th and 19th centuries with heads made of wax)
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
(shortened from dolly bird) an attractive and fashionable girl, especially one who is considered to be unintelligent
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
(hypernym) conveyance, transport
2. conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
(hypernym) conveyance, transport
3. a small replica of a person; used as a toy
(synonym) doll
(hypernym) plaything, toy
(hyponym) golliwog, golliwogg
Dolly Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
An auxiliary axle assembly having a fifth wheel used for purpose of converting a semitrailer to a full trailer. (ATA2)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Glossary of petroleum Industry
(See pipe dolly.)
Dolly Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
Airborne data link equipment.
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Dolly Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Dolly may refer to one of the following:

In tools
  • Dolly (tool), a portable anvil
  • Dolly (trailer), for towing behind a vehicle
  • Camera dolly, platform that enables a movie or video camera to move during shots
  • Hand truck, sometimes called a dolly

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Dolly! was a television variety show that aired during the 1976-1977 season and featured Dolly Parton.

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Dolly Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
A piece of equiptment with wheel used to move freight with or without a tractor
Dolly Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Daily Script Glossary
A mechanism on which a camera can be moved around a scene or location. Simple dollies involve a tripod on wheels. Dolly shots are moving shots.