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  • n. A doll made from cloth and stuffed with rags.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cloth doll that is stuffed and (usually) painted


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  • I spent as much energy squinting my eyes shut as I did gripping the axe; I couldn’t bear to witness the rock slip away faster and faster until gravity grabbed me by my collar and I tumbled backward down the ever more precipitous face, bouncing like a rag doll into the two-thousand-foot void.

    127 Hours

  • I looked back to see Brother Wade carrying Sister Ann Marie away, her body like a rag doll in his powerful arms.

    Keep Sweet

  • And Tracksuit grabs him like he's a rag doll and pulls his head back by the hair, and bites him on the neck.

    You Suck

  • I come in here to find Callum danglin’ like a rag doll from tha cap’s fist, eyes bugged out and tongue lolling and every other man in the room lookin’ like the devil hisself had appeared.

    My Seduction

  • A final glance around before shutting down the lamps, and the rag doll caught my eye, slumped disconsolately on the shelf.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • One day, while I was playing with my new doll, Miss Sullivan put my big rag doll into my lap also, spelled "d-o-l-l" and tried to make me understand that "d-o-l-l" applied to both.

    The Story of My Life


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