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noun as in handtruck

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As I loaded up on Dolly swag at one of the many gift shops, the sales attendant engaged me in a charming conversation.

Back then the conversation swirled around a little sheep named Dolly.

Before Dolly, the thought of cloning a mammal was the stuff of science fiction, but — fast-forward 25 years — it wasn’t the feasibility of genome editing that was in question before He decided to edit human embryos.

In one incident, a worker missed 119 days of work after being caught between a container and dolly.

“Songteller” hits its stride when it gets to ’70s crossover pop star Dolly.

Next came Dolly, after a big sorrel mare; and Paul, after a freckled pinto; and so on down the line.

When I credit her for discovering Jennifer Lawrence in casting her as Ree Dolly, she smiles bashfully, before backpedaling a bit.

So Sinatra simply chartered Dolly her own Learjet for the twenty-minute flight to Las Vegas.

"It is hot and it is ready," says Bernice Michaud, who has been waitressing at Dolly's for over a quarter century.

Dolly Parton, although rumored to be heterosexual, certainly has a big place in the gay world.

Gilbert was not at all satisfied with the promise Dolly had given to his father; he thought himself slighted and ill-used.

I would rather go to church with Dolly in homespun, than ride in a carriage beside that shrivelled piece of tanned leather.

This last remark recalled poor Dolly's grief, and she fell to crying worse than before.

You had better go to him, Dolly, and bid him good bye, before he takes the team to the field.

And the team moved on, and poor Dolly, more ashamed of her errand than ever, went into the house.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dolly, such as: carrier, cart, and pushcart.

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