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

  • To beat.
  • To handle awkwardly.
  • n. A lump; a mass.
  • n. See dallop.

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)



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