Definition of dolly :
1. A child's mane for a doll.
2. A compact, narrow- gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc.
3. 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.
4. A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.
5. A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet.
6. In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver.
truck (part of speech: noun)
- " I don't really see how I am going to escape going through with it," Dolly said. - "The Desired Woman", Will N. Harben.
- " We might as well get all the fresh air we can," said Dolly. - "The Man Who Could Not Lose", Richard Harding Davis.
- And mamma, will you buy a new dolly who has no mother, for Nellie? - "Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad", Various.