Doll


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Doll

(dawl),
Richard, 20th-century British epidemiologist. See: Armitage-Doll model.
References in classic literature ?
The little doll's house was almost ready for further use.
You see, when you're hunting for the glad things, you sort of forget the other kind--like the doll you wanted, you know."
But little Alice clasped the waxen doll closer to her bosom.
"Now, as for this pretty doll, my little Alice," said Grandfather, "I wish you could have seen what splendid dresses the ladies wore in those times.
Perhaps it scarcely required the teacher-habit, to perceive that the doll's dressmaker was inclined to be bitter on the difference between herself and other children.
It happened that Bradley Headstone noticed a very slight action of Lizzie Hexam's hand, as though it checked the doll's dressmaker.
They went out; the visitors saying good-night to the doll's dressmaker, whom they left, leaning back in her chair with her arms crossed, singing to herself in a sweet thoughtful little voice.
Take pains; and the best needlewoman shall have a pretty bit of white satin for a doll's bonnet."
Shaw said, looking at the three bright faces at the tea-table, "I guess Polly has been making sunshine for you to-day." "No, indeed, sir, I have n't done anything, only dress Maud's doll."
She dismissed her make-believe guests without ceremony, and went back with her doll to the favorite play-ground on which I had met her--the landing outside the door.
As the visitors passed along the street a good many paper dolls came to the doors and windows of their houses to look at them curiously.
"I used to play with paper dolls myself, an' cut 'em out; but I never thought I'd ever see such things alive."