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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DOLVER, Dolfer, n. Used of anything large, e.g. a large marble (Uls. 1880 W. H. Patterson Gl. Ant. and Dwn., dolfer, dolver).Fif. 1825 Jam.2:
A great dolver of an apple.

[Cf. Doll, n.1 and Doller.]

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