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Dol•ly Var•den



Pronunciation: (dol'ē vär'dn), [key]
1. a woman's costume of the late 19th century, including a flower-trimmed, broad-brimmed hat and a dress consisting of a tight bodice and bouffant panniers in a flower print over a calf-length quilted petticoat.
2. the hat of this costume.
3. the dress of this costume.
4. Ichthyol.Also called bull trout, Doll'y Var'den trout". a char, Salvelinus malma, inhabiting fresh and marine waters of western North America and eastern Asia.
5. Newfoundland.a large earthenware drinking cup used on fishing vessels.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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