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- n. Plural form of stuffed animal.
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And when I called her name and threw one of her stuffed animals at her butt, I heard a muffled “Goddamnit, Scarlet” from way down in the covers, just like the old days too.
He'd bring her armloads of presents: lollipops and pralines, all sorts of sweets, and dollies and stuffed animals and tricycles and, later, bikes, and the cutest clothes: little dotted-swiss dresses with ruffles and sashes.
She was a Phys Ed teacher who still slept with stuffed animals — what right did she have holding out even the most tenuous sort of hope to these people?
Trial calls to two taxidermists yielded the fact that all stuffed animals wore plastic teeth; real animal teeth did not show up in dentures, only in the mouths of creatures still on the hoof.
Plush pink carpeting covered the floor and a pink canopied bed dominated the left side of the room, half a dozen stuffed animals making the pink-and-red spread their jungle.
Toy crazes come and toy crazes go, but none seems to have lasted as long as the near tulip mania that surrounded the little stuffed animals produced by Ty, Inc. While Beanie Babies may have been intelligently priced for their audience and cleverly positioned both in their engineered cuteness and the personal stories that accompany each figure, the real shrewdness behind their marketing was the simple decision to “retire” each Beanie Baby at particular intervals.
At the Chinese National Championships, stuffed animals are also thrown onto the ice by excited children.