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dollop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dollop a small measure (usually of food)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dollop A lump; a mass.
    • n dollop See dallop.
    • dollop To beat.
    • dollop To handle awkwardly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dollop dol′op a lump
    • Dollop Also Dall′op
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Usage

In literature:

I'll warrant him," said Mrs. Dollop; "and a far personabler man, by what I can hear.
"Middlemarch" by George Eliot
No dollop this but thick rich bonnyclaber.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
I am sure he wants a dollop of blood from somebody.
"Varney the Vampire" by Thomas Preskett Prest
And many such like things she did, though never did they fetch such a dollop of money again.
"The Torch and Other Tales" by Eden Phillpotts
But Dollops had been primed for his task, and set to work at it with a will.
"The Riddle of the Frozen Flame" by Mary E. Hanshew
An' all t' time shoo called hersen an idle dollops 'cause shoo weren't workin' hard enough.
"Tales of the Ridings" by F. W. Moorman
Does me more good than old Curzon's dollops.
"Three Boys" by George Manville Fenn
But, p'r'aps, Dollops may have heard the message.
"Post Haste" by R.M. Ballantyne
At the door Dollops rose up like the imp in a pantomime and jumped toward him.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
As blue as what Dollops calls the 'Merry Geranium Sea.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
A dollop of Dijon mustard on you!
"Mascara-Viscera" by Paul Cameron Brown
Now then, Dollops, come on!
"Cleek of Scotland Yard" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Tell Dollops to measure and make a drawing of every footmark in and about the place.
"The Riddle of the Night" by Thomas W. Hanshew
And if not I, my man Dollops.
"The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel" by Mary E. Hanshew
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In poetry:

Then the Manager spoke through his megaphone
And said " You can like it or lump it,"
Somebody threw a dollop of mud
And stopped up the hole in his trumpet!
"One Over The Eight (Football Score!)" by T W Connor
Our nomadic kisses wandered over all the world:
Armenia, dollop of disinterred honey:
Ceylon, green dove: and the YangTse with its old
Old patience, dividing the day from the night.
"Love, We're Going Home Now" by Pablo Neruda

In news:

The usual suspects are out in force—Corbu, Mies, Frank Lloyd Wright—but they're joined by undersung regional architects and a healthy dollop of contemporary designers working at century's end.
0Work a dollop of mousse into dry hair "for lift at the roots," says Monahan.
Top each pancake with a dollop of yogurt and a scoop of strawberries.
Nine varieties of Philly Cooking Creme, including Savory Garlic, are available, offering what Kraft calls "a dollop-able, creamy consistency" that's "easily added in all your favorite dishes.
The dessert is lovely on its own, but a dollop of sweetened whipped cream enhances both the taste and the presentation.
Top with a dollop of Kraft cheese powder foam, made by combining the packet with six ounces of warm water, stirring well, and straining into a foam dispenser.
His tongue is hanging out the side of his mouth, painfully hanging on to a dollop of drool.
Try the Ghetto Margherita pizza made with dollops of ricotta cheese, Roma tomatoes, and fresh basil.
Drizzle it atop the plums, then dollop with pieces from 1 lb.
When the humidity is high, apply a pea-size dollop of Avon Advance Techniques Lotus Shield to towel-dried hair.
Before serving, reheat and top with a dollop of pesto, if using.
But nothing evokes the season more than pumpkin pie, especially with a generous dollop of waist-expanding whipped cream.
Top with a dollop of whipped cream and chopped walnuts.
RBC 's director of coffee, Cora Lambert, created her own version of a Vietnamese coffee (pictured above), which consists of a thick layer of sweetened condensed milk, a rich shot of espresso, topped with a dollop of foam.
Eat the sauce as is, swirl in a nourishing dollop of vanilla yogurt, or freeze it in small plastic containers for a preschool snack that doubles as an ice pack.
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