Dolly Dol"ly, n.; pl. {Dollies}. 1. (Mining) A contrivance, turning on a vertical axis by a handle or winch, and giving a circular motion to the ore to be washed; a stirrer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mach.) A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

3. In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver. [1913 Webster]

4. A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building. [1913 Webster]

5. A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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