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- v. to dress oneself or another in formal or ostentatious clothing as if for a special occasion
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.
Thought to be from Doll (short for Dorothy) rather than from doll (Wiktionary)
Snatching the doll up by one foot, Allegra drew it back over her head.