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Such a phrase as this might be heard: "What a dollop of fat you have given me!"

Said you give him a dollop o' pudding, and it tasted of soap and hair-oil.

But before Brother Copas could withdraw the plate a dollop of meat had been dumped upon it.

Then the bows lifted to the first swell, and a dollop of spray flew over them, and rattled against the bridge-screens.

A certain weight of jute, termed a “dollop,” is laid upon the feed cloth for each revolution of the latter.

And many such like things she did, though never did they fetch such a dollop of money again.

Crowley grinned at him, poured coffee and then a dollop of Napoleon brandy into it.

Spike this succulent Sea Rabbit with horseradish or a dollop of sherry, for a change.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from East Anglian dialectal dallop "patch, tuft or clump of grass," of uncertain origin. Modern sense of "a lump or glob" is 1812. As a verb, from 1825.

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