rag doll

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rag doll

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


n.
a stuffed doll, esp. of cloth.
[1850–55]
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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
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Translations

rag doll

nbambola di pezza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
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."
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.
The little girl with the rag doll found a place on the bottom step of an enclosed back stairway, and sat with her toes curled up, looking out at us expectantly.
AHEALTH charity which uses life-sized rag dolls to help vulnerable men and women has been shortlisted for a national award.
A BOY of two was one of four people killed when a car ploughed into crowds at a parade - throwing victims "like rag dolls".
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Father Christmas, along with 15 Rockettes costumed as rag dolls, stood on a Radio City Music Hall porch on Thursday as 12 Rockettes dressed as toy soldiers marched on the street below to perform the "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers.''
Maria Albertsen, 32, was given the award by MumsClub for her company RagHeroes, which makes superhero rag dolls designed for boys.
Scalextric, train sets, rag dolls and marbles made up the list.
Other favourites include Barbie and Ken dolls, Matchbox cars, Scalextric, train sets, rag dolls and marbles.
Neighbours described their desperate attempts to save the children, who were taken out of the house "like rag dolls" by firefighters.