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  • verb Present participle of doll.

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Examples

  • Hence the dreadful mischief done to a child, by what may be called the dolling of it; that is, by dressing, or over-dressing it, just to please, or amuse, or, what is really more true, to tickle a certain weak and foolish pride in the parents.

    Christian Nurture.

  • Christian Louboutin has truly found his muse in Barbie, "dolling" her up this time in a safari-inspired ensemble featuring a very bright pair of pink fringed knee-high boots, a khaki tunic dress, and darling little pink glasses.

    Luxist

  • They keep movies in theaters for as long as they can get paying customers before dolling out the content to other distribution channels, including DVD and a variety of pay-per-view services before releasing it to premium channels like HBO or unlimited streaming services like Netflix.

    Larry Magid: In Defense of Netflix

  • HERE'S SOME OTHER STATE NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED - Courtesy of Tyler Kingkade: After dolling out tax credits to the film industry in an attempt to spur growth, this turns out to be one of the subsidies states are willing to eliminate.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Eric Cantor Will Frequent Your Apple Cart

  • They keep movies in theaters for as long as they can get paying customers before dolling out the content to other distribution channels, including DVD and a variety of pay-per-view services before releasing it to premium channels like HBO or unlimited streaming services like Netflix.

    Larry Magid: In Defense of Netflix

  • They keep movies in theaters for as long as they can get paying customers before dolling out the content to other distribution channels, including DVD and a variety of pay-per-view services before releasing it to premium channels like HBO or unlimited streaming services like Netflix.

    Larry Magid: In Defense of Netflix

  • I can't help but think that a "tough love" speed dating round complete with feedback might attract the very people who like dolling out punishment, and that in a session of brief three-minute dates only the worst criticism would come out.

    Juliet Jeske: Dating after Divorce -- Do We Need Tough Love?

  • They keep movies in theaters for as long as they can get paying customers before dolling out the content to other distribution channels, including DVD and a variety of pay-per-view services before releasing it to premium channels like HBO or unlimited streaming services like Netflix.

    Larry Magid: In Defense of Netflix

  • I can't help but think that a "tough love" speed dating round complete with feedback might attract the very people who like dolling out punishment, and that in a session of brief three-minute dates only the worst criticism would come out.

    Juliet Jeske: Dating after Divorce -- Do We Need Tough Love?

  • They keep movies in theaters for as long as they can get paying customers before dolling out the content to other distribution channels, including DVD and a variety of pay-per-view services before releasing it to premium channels like HBO or unlimited streaming services like Netflix.

    Larry Magid: In Defense of Netflix

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