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1 conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
2 conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
3 a small replica of a person; used as a toy [syn: doll] [also: dollied]

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  1. 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. 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.
  6. In the context of "Filmology": A specialized piece of film equipment that looks like a little car to which a camera is mounted.
  7. (children, colloquial): A child's name for a doll.
  8. A ball hit by a batsman such that it goes gently to a fielder for a simple catch.
  9. a doll

Related terms


  1. transitive cricket To hit a dolly.
  2. To move an object using a dolly.

Extensive Definition

Dolly may refer to:
Dolly may also be:

See also

dolly in Czech: Dolly
dolly in Danish: Dolly
dolly in German: Dolly
dolly in French: Dolly
dolly in Italian: Dolly
dolly in Hebrew: דולי
dolly in Dutch: Dolly
dolly in Japanese: ドリー
dolly in Polish: Dolly
dolly in Portuguese: Dolly
dolly in Swedish: Dolly

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