Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DOLL, n.2 Sc. usages. Dim. dolly.

1. A sweetheart. Obs in Eng. since 17th cent. Abd. 1790  A. Shirrefs Poems 214:
I trow they thought themsel's nae muck, Nor yet their dolls.

2. A contr. form of kirn-doll(ie) s.v. Kirn, n.2 Bwk. 1901  in Folk-Lore XII. 215:
This girl then arranged the corn in the shape of the “dolly” shown, and dressed it.

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"Doll n.2". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 23 Jun 2018 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/doll_n2>

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