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.



In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver.


A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.


A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc.


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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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