Dutch doll


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Dutch doll

n
a jointed wooden doll
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If he had not carried in his pocket a parcel of sugar-candy and a small Dutch doll for little Laura, there would have been no ray of expected pleasure to enliven the general gloom.
Flopson, by dint of doubling the baby at the joints like a Dutch doll, then got it safely into Mrs.
They were no more like the Martians I saw in action than a Dutch doll is like a human being.
They get stuck on to a foreign princess that's as stiff as a Dutch doll, and they have their fling.
"Later in the year, Diana took part of a Dutch doll in the school play.
The luckiest children got a Dutch doll or a doll''s house or, a new gift at the time, a teddy bear.
There is even one man dressed as a traditional Dutch doll, complete with pigtails.
Clearly, Gully has not seen much of Dutch doll de Boer, a 22-year-old arrowsmith making her debut at Frimley Green.
Many of the memories or stories of Moore also have to do with the persona of Nicholas, a small Dutch doll she was given by Leonore Power as a holiday gift.
I remembered the picture of a patchwork doll sitting in a railway carriage with his stuffing falling out and the Dutch doll giving chase to Toby Twirl and his friends.
Upton's 1895 children's book, The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a "Golliwogg to the history of fairground distortion mirrors; to the American Arts and Crafts movement.