from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large lump or portion of a solid matter: a dollop of ice cream.
- n. A small quantity or splash of a liquid: a dollop of whiskey.
- n. A modicum; a bit: not a dollop of truth to the story.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a lump, scoop or considerable quantity of something.
- v. To apply haphazardly in generous lumps or scoops.
- v. To drip in a viscous form
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lump; a mass.
- n. See dallop.
- To beat.
- To handle awkwardly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small measure (usually of food)
Earlier tuft, clump; perhaps akin to Norwegian dolp, lump.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)