rag doll


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rag doll

n.
A stuffed cloth doll, traditionally made from leftover scraps of material.

rag′ doll′


n.
a stuffed doll, esp. of cloth.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rag doll - a cloth doll that is stuffed and (usually) paintedrag doll - a cloth doll that is stuffed and (usually) painted
doll, dolly - a small replica of a person; used as a toy
Translations

rag doll

nbambola di pezza
References in classic literature ?
On the floor there lay a rag doll, but she was not playing with it as, motionless, she stood there with her finger to her lips.
We busted it up, and chased the children up the hollow; but we never got anything but some doughnuts and jam, though Ben Rogers got a rag doll, and Jo Harper got a hymn-book and a tract; and then the teacher charged in, and made us drop everything and cut.
They sewed him up in a bed-bag, his head an' feet appearin', fer the rest o' the trip, an' now he's to home in Essex playin' with little rag dolls.
He took us into the bedroom, where mother was lying with a new baby girl born on Christmas Day, a real baby doll but no more welcome to me than the rag doll.
HOLLY CHRISTMAS RAG DOLL SPECIALLY made for the festive season, Holly is wrapped up warmly for winter in rich Christmas colours, with a red velvet jacket, outdoor boots, a scarf and hat, all made with quality fabrics that little girls will love to cuddle over Christmas and beyond.
And pal Faith Paine, 18, who was on the ride at the time, said: "She was flung about like a rag doll and was foaming at the mouth.
The dogs' owner was unable to drag them away as they clamped their jaws on Broagan and shook her like a rag doll.
He added: "I only saw her when I hit her - she went up like a rag doll.
Attacked tot Reece O'Leary was lucky to survive after his pet husky Ely, which his mother bought for Christmas, went ber-serk and threw him around like a rag doll.
He was throwing my dog around like a rag doll," Mr Jones told police.
These rag doll figures were all crafted by an inventor - shades of Edward Scissorhands, which isn't surprising since Tim Burton has a producer credit - before he died.